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Annual report for the year 1927-28 : 30th year of issue adopted by the Board on 21 July, 1928 / Metropolitan Asylums Board.

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Also known as

Annual report. 1927-28.


London : Printed by Harrison and Sons, 1928.

Physical description

351 pages, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 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, including an aerial view of the Park Hospital, Hither Green (Doneraile, Allan Powell), report on the ambulance service, report on the casual poor, report of the training ship Exmouth, a financial statement, statistical tables, medical report, infectious diseases section (ed. by F. H. Thomson), mental diseases section (ed. by E. B. Sherlock), tuberculosis section (ed. by James Watt), sick children section (ed. by W. T. Gordon Pugh), dental treatment section and medical contributions (short articles)
Copy 1 Note: Hardback copy.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographic references


Partial contents: Smallpox / A. F. Cameron.-- Otological work at infectious hospitals / T. B. Layton.-- Puerperal fever and puerperal pyrexia / James M. Wyatt.-- Report on the second year's working of the post encephalitis lethargica unit at the [Northern] Hospital / G. A. Borthwick.-- Report on the laboratory work and preparation of diphtheria antitoxin carried out at the antitoxin establishment (Belmont Laboratories) during the year 1927 / R. G. White.-- Report on the research and pathological services of the Metropolitan Asylums Board during the year ended 31 March,1928 / J. E. McCartney.-- Observations on the statistics for pulmonary tuberculosis / James Watt.-- Report for the year 1927 on the Skin and Ringworm Departments, Goldie Leigh Homes, Abbey Wood, S.E. / J. M. H. MacLeod.-- Report on the preliminary periodical inspections at the Central London District School during 1927 / F. A. C. Tyrell.-- Report on the work of the Metropolitan Asylums Board After-Care Clinic, Kentish Town, during 1927 / W. T. Gordon Pugh.-- An investigation into cases of puerperal fever in the infectious hospitals of the Metropolitan Asylums Board / Leonard Colebrook.-- A report on twenty-two cases of general peritonitis admitted to the puerperal wards of the North-Western and South-Western Hospitals / James M. Wyatt.-- Some interesting and uncommon pathological specimens / J. E. McCartney.-- A comparison of the effect of concentrated and unconcentrated diphtheria antitoxin in preventing or modifying the skin lesions produced in guinea-pigs by the intracutaneous injection injection of virulent cultures / R. G. White, W. Mair.-- A note on the Tunnicliff diplococcus in measles / W. Mair.-- The treatment of diphtheria carriers by means of alkaline nasal douches / William C. Harvey.-- The isolation of typhoid carriers: some experiments with a new medium / V. D. Allison.-- The phenomenon of Débré and Ravina in the diagnosis of measles, and in the determination of serum potency / William Gunn.-- Inflammation of cerebral meninges secondary to inflammation of mastoid process, complicvated by sequestrum of temporal bone / W. J. Coughlan.-- The smallpox outbreak in London, 1928 / A. F. Cameron.-- Nursing in the mental hospitals service / E. B. Sherlock.-- Organic nervous disease in identical twins / S. A. Kinnier Wilson.-- Notes on two cases of interest at Tooting Bec Hospital / E. H. Beresford.-- On the examination of the faeces in the diagnosis of phthisis pulmonalis / Charles E. Gallagher.-- Primary amentia associated with endocranial tumours and numerous integumentary and other abnormalities / G. Brown.-- A case of congenital syphilis with multilobular cirrhosis of the liver and infantilism / Rachel Halperin.-- Tuberculosis and marriage / W. C. Fowler.-- The value of the antiformin test / Corydon H. Budge.-- Sedimentation of red blood cells in pulmonary tuberculosis. A rapid method of estimating prognosis / G. I. Davies.-- A case of subacute intestinal obstruction due to actinomycosis / F.J. Benjamin, R.N. Curnow.-- A record case of pleural effusion / F. J. Benjamin, M.M. Posel.-- Anunusual case of hydro-pneumothorax in a child / C. L. Crawford Crowe.-- Observations on two hundred cases of rheumatism in children / N. Gray Hill.-- A short review of the bacteriology of acute rheumatic fever / P. Lazarus Barlow.-- The prophylactic value of the toothbrush in mental hospitals / S. E. Pomeroy.



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