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Annual report for the year 1923-24 : 26th year of issue adopted by the Board on 26 July, 1924 / Metropolitan Asylums Board.

  • Eickhoff, Walter.
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Also known as

Annual report. 1923-24.


London : Printed by Harrison and Sons, 1924.

Physical description

335 pages, 10 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, plans ; 25 cm


Consists of a summary of the constitution, duties, details of work, organisation and members of the Board, a general review of the year (Walter Eickhoff, G. A. Powell), list of chief officers, statistical tables, medical report,infectious diseases section, mental diseases section including a report on the Caterham Mental Hospital, tuberculosis section, sick children section, dental statistics, report on the ambulance service, report of the Training Ship Exmouth, report on the casual poor and a financial statement
An aerial view of the Park Hospital, Hither Green is shown facing p.28

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographic references


Partial contents: Smallpox / A. F. Cameron.-- Observations on certain of the foregoing statistical tables / F. Foord Caiger.-- Report on the laboratory work and preparation of diphtheria antitoxin carried out under the Metropolitan Asylums Board during the year 1923 / G. E. Cartwright Wood.-- On the aetiology of scarlet fever / W. Mair.-- A further note on ante-natal and post-natal syphilis / John Adams.-- An account of seven cases which were probably instances of epidemic encephalitis (encephalitis lethargica) / E. W. Goodall.-- The serum disease / J. D. Rolleston / Note on the connection between varicella and herpes / E. W. Goodall.-- The aetiological relationship between herpes and varicella / Amy M. Thoms.-- A note on the protective inoculation by the schick test and active immunisation against diphtheria of the boys on the training ship "Exmouth" / F. Foord Caiger.-- An account of six months of prophylactic work against diphtheria on the training ship "Exmouth" / W. H. Kelleher.-- A note on "spasmodic" diphtheria with two illustrative cases / G. W. Ronaldson.-- Hemiplegia as a complication of diphtheria / Amy M. Thoms.-- A case of typhoid fever in which there was spontaneous rupture of the capsule of the spleen / E. W. Goodall.-- Ophthalmia neonatorum. Results of treatment in cases in St. Margaret's Hospital, 1923.-- Death-rate in diphtheria as influenced by the dosage of antitoxin / Margaret E. Björkegren.-- On the use of the isolation chambers at the Eastern Hospital / E. W. Goodall.-- The value of combined bacteriological and clinical evidence in the diagnosis of diphtheria / F. Foord Caiger.-- A review of work undertaken at Caterham Mental Hospital laboratory / J. Leslie Gordon.-- The diagnosis of mental deficiency / E. B. Sherlock.-- Syphilis as an aetiological factor in mongolian idiocy / R. M. Stewart, D. O. Riddel.--An application of the methods of industrial psychology to mentally defective persons / P. D. McGowan, John Ross.-- Cases illustrating the after-effects of encephalitis lethargica / Charles Glen.-- Observations on the statistics for pulmonary tuberculosis / James Watt.-- Contributions by certain medical officers in the tuberculosis service / Marcus Paterson.-- Meningitis occurring in children under treatment for tuberculosis / J. K. Hawkworth.--Haemoptysis in children / Katherine Waring.-- The immediate cause of death in pulmonary tuberculosis in children / Katherine Waring.-- Sodium morrhuate in the treatment of non-pulmonary tuberculosis / E. E. Mawson.-- The conservative mastoid operation and its objects / Charles J. Heath.-- Oral sepsis and pulmonary tuberculosis- King George V. Sanatorium / B. Micklethwait.-- Dentigerous cyst in child of three years old / B. Micklethwait.



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