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Page 107 - Progressive Medicine. A quarterly digest of advances, discoveries and improvements in the medical and surgical sciences. Edited by Hobart Amory Hare, MD, Professor of Therapeutics and...
Page 384 - ... cadaver. Successful candidates will be numbered according to their attainments on examination, and will be commissioned in the same order, as vacancies occur. Upon appointment the young officers are as a rule first assigned to duty at one of the large marine hospitals, as at Boston, New York, New Orleans, Chicago, or San Francisco. After four years service, Assistant Surgeons are entitled to examination for promotion to the grade of Passed Assistant Surgeon.
Page 384 - The following is the usual order of the examinations: 1, physical; 2, oral; 3, written; 4, clinical. In addition to the physical examination, candidates are required to certify that they believe themselves free from any ailment which would disqualify them for service in any climate. The examinations are chiefly in writing, and begin with a short autobiography of the candidate.
Page 317 - Service for the improvement of the vital statistics of this country. Among the objects sought are the extension of adequate methods of registration, the use of uniform and comparable tables and rates in bulletins and reports, and the improvement of the international classification of causes of death.
Page 70 - The conditions annexed by the testator are that the prize "shall be awarded every five years to the writer of the best original essay, not exceeding one hundred and fifty printed pages, octavo, in length, illustrative of some subject in Surgical Pathology or Surgical Practice, founded upon original investigations, the candidates for the prize to be American citizens.
Page 185 - For, if such nostrum be of real efficacy, any concealment regarding it is inconsistent with beneficence and professional liberality ; and if mystery alone give it value and importance, such craft implies either disgraceful ignorance or fraudulent avarice.
Page 88 - It is derogatory to the dignity of the profession to resort to public advertisements, or private cards, or handbills, inviting the attention of individuals affected with particular diseases — publicly offering advice and medicine to the poor gratis, or promising radical cures; or to publish cases and operations in the daily prints, or...
Page 35 - A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology. Comprising all Organic and Inorganic Drugs, which are and have been official in the United States Pharmacopoeia, together with important Allied Species and Useful Synthetics. For Students of Medicine, Druggists, Pharmacists and Physicians.