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Annual report of the Metropolitan Asylums Board, 1898 : (in two volumes).

Metropolitan Asylums Board (London, England). Statistical Committee.

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Annual report. 1898


London : printed by McCorquodale & Co., 1899.

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192 pages, 5 unnumbered folded leaves of plates : illustrations, maps (color) ; 25 cm + 8 maps in pocket inside back cover (50 x 69 cm folded to 23 x 13 cm.)


Consists of a list of committee members, the report of the statistical committee (N.A Jephson, chairman), the report of the ambulance committee (Jackson Hunt), reports of the superintendents of the Eastern Hospital, Homerton (E.W. Goodall), the North-Eastern Hospital, South Tottenham (Herbert Cuff), the North-Western Hospital, Haverstock Hill (William Gayton), The Western Hospital, Fulham (R.M. Bruce), the South-Western Hospital, Stockwell (F. Foord Caiger), the Fountain Hospital, Tooting (C.E. Matthews), the South Eastern Hospital, New Cross (F.M. Turner), the Park Hospital, Hither Green (R.A. Birdwood), the Brook Hospital, Shooter's Hill (John MacCombie), the Northern Hospital, Winchmore Hill (F.N. Hume), Gore Farm Hospital (Frederic Thomson), fever and smallpox statistics, the report of the river ambulance service (T.F. Ricketts), report of the medical superintendent of the Smallpox Hospital Ships (Atlas, Endymion and Castalia), Long Reach, near Dartford (T.F. Ricketts), reports of the medical
superintendents of Leavesden Asylum, near Watford (Frank Ashby Elkins), Caterham Asylum (G. Stanley Elliot), the Darenth Adult Asylum, near Dartford (F.R.P. Taylor), statistical tables for the asylums, Darenth Schools and Pavilions, near Dartford (F.R.P. Taylor), medical supplement to the report of the statistical committee (edited by E.W. Goodall, F.M. Turner) including statistics, reports about post-scarletinal diphtheria, the use of antitoxin serum treatment and short articles, also 8 folded maps of London showing the sanitary districts and incidence of scarlet fever (one map for every quarter of the year), diphtheria (one map for each half of the year), typhus fever & smallpox and typhoid & enteric fever during 1898


Partial contents: On the value of tracheotomy in certain cases of septic scarlet fever / W.J.J. Stewart.-- The influence of antitoxin on the occurence and course of diphtheritic paralysis / F.J. Woollacott.-- On paralysis of the lower lip following diphtheria / F.J. Woollacott.-- A successful case of tracheotomy in a very young child / W.J. Potts.-- Note on intubation of the larynx as a substitute for tracheotomy / E.W. Goodall.-- A fatal case of hæmorrhage in enteric fever occurring on the twelfth day of the disease / B.A. Richmond.-- A case of very acute thrombosis during convalescence from a mild attack of enteric fever / Alex Miller.



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