Medical Diary of the Week

1871 The Lancet  
258 CARBOLISED Tow. CHARPIE, which was, and probably still is, a favourite application to wounds among continental surgeons, is never seen in our own hospitals. We have on more than one occasion alluded to the frequent use of picked oakum in military hospitals. Dr. Crace Calvert sent large quantities of carbolised tow to the seat of war for the ambulance and war hospitals, and a very favourable opinion has been expressed concerning it. Carbolised tow makes an excellent external dressing,
more » ... ng and deodorising the discharges that escape from the ward. We have received a sample of this tow, and we can endorse the satisfactory opinion of it expressed by Dr. Burney Yeo, after trial at King's College Hospital. Dr. Ratton.-Mr. Faulkner, 40, Endell-strect, Long-acre. Wi3 are reluctantly compelled to postpone the publication of several letters until our next number. REVACCINATION. To the Editor of THE LANCET. Eastbourne ; Mr. Hope, Newcastle ; H. M. S.; X.; A Junior Practitioner ; Vaccine; The Editor of the Lincolnshire Chronicle ; M.D.; Fiat Justitia; The Village Apothecary; Medicus ; Ohr; A CountrySurgeon; M.B. ; H. L.; A Constant Reader; H.; A Club Doctor; &c. &c.
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