SURGERY ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO

GEORGE FISCHER
1897 Journal of the American Medical Association  
in the fourth, one in the sixth and one in the seventh. The last death was from perforation of the bowels. There was evidence of profound toxemia in all the cases that proved fatal. In two cases postmortem examinations were made under the supervision of the President of the State Board of Health. The first body examined was that of a girl of 14 years, who died about the end of the third week. The following is a brief history:
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