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Annual report of the Metropolitan Asylums Board, 1899 : (in two volumes).

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

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Annual report. 1899


London : printed by McCorquodale & Co., 1900.

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208 pages, 7 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), 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 (W.J.J. Stewart), the Fountain Hospital, Tooting (C.E. Matthews), the Grove Hospital, Tooting (F. Foord Caiger), 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 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 Asylums,near Dartford (F.R.P. Taylor), statistical tables for the asylums, medical supplement to the report of the statistical committee (edited by F.M. Turner, H.E. Cuff) 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 enteric fever during 1899


Partial contents: On the outbreak of enteric fever and enteritis which occurred at Leavesden Asylum during the Spring and Summer of 1899, considered from a clinical point of view / W.A. Densham.-- Observations on the serum reaction in certain of the cases of fever occurring at the Leavesden Asylum / E.W. Goodall.-- A case of laparotomy and suture of the intestine for perforation in enteric fever in a child: death / C. Bolton.-- An intra-abdominal abscess of doubtful origin occurring in connection with enteric fever: operation: recovery / C. Bolton.-- A case of enteric fever: perforation of intestinal ulcer: laparotomy: death / J.E. Beggs.-- Two cases of relapse or second attack in varicella / L. Falkener.-- Concerning the diagnosis of morbilli by means of the specific spots in the mouth (Filatow's spots) / L. Falkener.-- The prodromal rashes of measles / A.J. Adkins.



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