Nov. 30, 1919.
The Academy of Medicine
This association has moved its offices to the medical school building which it occupied once and was compelled to give up about four years ago. In the meetings held last month, several important subjects were discussed. Dr. Demetrio López reported that he has begun to use the method recommended by Danielopulo for the treatment of typhus fever. This treatment consists, as can be seen from an abstract in The Journal (March 23, 1918, p. 891) in administering intravenous injections of chlorinated artificial serum. López, although not committing himself definitely, because of the small number of patients he has treated, says that the treatment has impressed him very favorably. The vacuum extraction of cataract according to Barraquer's method (summarized in The Journal, Oct. 25, 1919, p. 1318, and Dec. 8, 1917, p. 2006) was the subject of another communication by Dr. Vélez. After studying