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Annual report of the Metropolitan Asylums Board, 1900 : (in two volumes).

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

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Annual report. 1900


London : printed by McCorquodale & Co., 1901.

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219 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 (V.B. Kennett-Barrington, chairman), 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 Grove Hospital, Tooting (J.E. Beggs), the South Eastern Hospital, New Cross (F.M. Turner), the Park Hospital, Hither Green - no report, 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 Hospital Ships (Atlas, Endymion and Castalia), Long Reach, near Dartford (T.F. Ricketts), reports of the medical
superintendents of Leavesden Asylum, King's Langley (Frank Ashby Elkins), Caterham Asylum (G. Stanley Elliot), Darenth Asylum, near Dartford (F.R.P. Taylor), statistical tables for the asylums, children's homes and he Training Ship "Exmouth", medical supplement to the report of the statistical committee (edited by F.M. Turner, H.E. Cuff) including statistics about post-scarletinal diphtheria and 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 enteric fever during 1899


Partial contents: Note on antiseptic lotions / W.L. Barlow.-- Two cases of perichondritis laryngis secondary to enteric fever / A. Knyvett Gordon.-- A successful case of laparotomy for perforation of the bowel in a case of enteric fever / J. Wilkins.-- The diphtheria bacillus and its significance in cases of scarlet fever / W.T. Gordon Pugh. perforation of intestinal ulcer: laparotomy: death / J.E. Beggs.-- Two cases of relapse or second attack in varicella / L. Falkener.



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