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LETTER FROM LONDON.

G. O. M.
JAMA. 1891;XVI(9):319-320. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410610031011.
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Lectures on Nursing—The Electric Light and Human Ailments—The Treatment of Burns—Cooperation and the Nursing Profession—Sir Richard Quain— Diverticulum of the Œsophagus— The Midwives' Registration Bill—Miscellaneous Items.

Several of the National Health Society's lecturers are now giving lectures on nursing in the provinces—at Horstead for Lady Berkbeck, at Dedbury for Lady Henry Somerset, and also at Norwich. The lectures are attended by hundreds of ladies. The "homely talks" which follow the set discourses are especially intended for the working women of the districts, and many of the cottage wives and mothers show an earnest desire to be better informed on the important subject of nursing their sick.

The electric light is stated to exercise a most soothing influence over human ailments. According to a medical man, by reflecting the rays of an incandescent lamp upon the sufferer, acute pain is relieved in a few moments. For example,

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