Skin diseases treated by blood vaccine

Ireland, E.W.J 1910 , 'Skin diseases treated by blood vaccine' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania , pp. 370-375 .

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Dr. Grove W. Wende, of Buffalo, as Chairman of
the Section of Dermatology of the American Medical
Association, in an address in St. Louis, June, 1910,
devoted his attention to the consideration of Skin
Diseases to Medicine as a whole. He laid stress on the
fact that specialising in one branch of medicine tended
to narrowness of observation and loss of perspective that
impaired the broadest utilisation of the observations made.
He considered it advisable that dermatologists should
make some effort to bridge the ever-widening separation
between that specialty and the field of internal medicines.
General cases should be sought and discovered, and the
work of the clinique and the laboratory should be united
in the investigation of causes and broad relations.
With the exception of parasitic and local inflammatory
affections of the skin, it may be said that skin diseases
are for the most part simply superficial local manifestations
or complications of general or special morbid states.
Skin diseases, in short, are nothing but symptoms in many

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Ireland, E.W.J
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.

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