Association News

1902 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
been carrying out investigations on this subject, and he declares that in ordinary forms of typhoid fever the Dacillus is always found even before "ne fifth day. It remains in the blood until the end of the third week, an^. in certain prolonged forms with relapses it may remain even longer. There is no relation be¬ tween the presence of bacilli in the bloou and the agglutinating power of the serum, which is only seen very much later in some cases. A special method is needed, which consists in
more » ... which consists in mixing two to four cubic centimeters of venous blood with five hundred cubic centimeters of bouillon. There are at times no results produced by using only a few drops of blood in a small quantity of bouillon. At a meeting of the Academy of Médecine this same subject was discussed, Dr. Chantemesse remarking that these investigations had already been carried out in Germany a year or two ago. According to Dr. Chantemesse, negative re¬ sults had been obtained so far, because too much blood was added to the bouillon, and the serum prevented the growth of the bacilli. Professor Jaceoud Retires. Dr. Landouzy has been named professor of clinical medicine, succeeding to Jaceoud, who has been placed on the retired list. Dr. Gilbert, a professor agrégé of the School of Medicine, has taken Dr. Landouzy's place as professor of therapeutics. He is a relatively young man, being only forty-three years of age. Professor Landouzy, son of a distinguished physician, was chosen professor unanimously in 1893. He is \vell Known for his aphorism on therapeutics, which he said should be "clinical, pathogenic, physiological and opportunist. Clinical as to its sources of information, pathogenic in its indications, physio¬ logical as to the means employed, and opportunist in the decisions that are reached." New Treatment for Sprains.
doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480060047013 fatcat:ofx5fwmydncnfkbgqqztqy5y3m