[Joke prospectus for "Medical-Nautical Studies by Members of the North Atlantic Medical Society, edited by Dr. Francis
Verdon of S.S."Campania," Perpetual President"]
Osler enclosed this "joke prospectus" for an edited volume of articles about seasickness (written by members of the
"North Atlantic Medical Society") in his letter to Jacobs, January 13, 1910 referring to "that interesting trip"
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ca. January 1910
Original Repository: Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives. William Osler Collection
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Sir William: Regius Professor at Oxford, 1905-1919
Letter from William Osler to Henry Barton Jacobs (January 13, 1910)
Indexes (reference sources)
By Members of the North Atlantic Medical Society
Dr. Francis Verdon
The volume containing about seven hundred pages will be issued from the Utopian Press, Thos. Moore & Sons, Atlantas. Price
I. A study of the 'sea-change' mentioned in the "Tempest" as a key to the Shakespeare-Baconian controversy.
By Jas. Tyson.
II. The minimal lymph pressure in the ampullae as a cause of sea-sickness. By Harvey Cushing.
III. The otoconial rattle in sea-sickness. A study in aural auscultatory physics. By Maitland Ramsay.
IV. On Broadbent's theory of steady dextral cerulean vision as a preventative in the disease. By William Osler.
V. A demonstration of the centripetral course of the neuro-electrical vagal waves of Rosenbach, with ten charts. By T. McCrae.
VI. A comprehensive investigation on marine phosphenes with their relation to latitude and longitude. By J. A. Andrews.
VII. A statistical inquiry into the sequelae of sea-sickness in ten thousand consecutive cases treated with specifics. By
VIII. On the chemistry of aqua-verdin. A new gastro-cutaneous sea pigment. By Campbell Howard.
IX. A comparative study of the effects of prolonged sea-sickness on 1 drinkers 2 abstainers. By T. G. Roddick.
X. The aesthetics of sea-sickness with six photo-gravures from sketches by Sargent & Abbey. By Henry Barton Jacobs.
XI. Salt as the cause of appendicitis - results of a collective investigation showing the extraordinary frequency of the disease
after sea voyages. By Herbert Bruce.
XII. A sociological inquiry upon the influence of sea travel on the birth rate of different communities. By Jas. Stewart.