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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF HEALTH.

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY,

SPRINGFIELD, ILL., November, 1882.

To his Excellency, SHELBY M. CULLOM, Governor :

Sir: In conformity with the twelfth Section of the Act to Create and Establish a BOARD OF HEALTH in the State of Illinois, approved May 25, 1877, I have the honor to submit to you the accompanying Report for the year 1881.

Very respectfully,
JOHN H. RAUCH, M. D.,

Secretary.

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD.

John M. GREGORY, LL, D., Champaign, President.
John McLEAN, M. D., Pullman.
Newton BATEMAN, LL. D., Galesburg.
R. LUDLAM, M. D., Chicago. .
A. L. CLARK, M. D., Elgin, Treasurer.
W. A. HASKELL, M, D., Alton.
John H. Rauch, M. D., Chicago, Secretary.

CONTENTS.

PAGE. LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL FROM THE SECRETARY..

III MEMBERS OF THE BOARD.

IV SUMMARY REPORT OF THE BOARD.

VII A BOGUS MEDICAL COLLEGE-THE MASSACHUSETTS BELLEVUE...

XV ABSTRACT OF PROCEEDINGS AT THE MEETINGS DURING THE YEAR 1881: REGULAR ANNUAL MEETING, JANUARY 12-14.......

iii Diminished Water-Supply in the State...

iii Schedule of Questions distributed concerning the same...... Examination of Candidates for Certificates. Schedule of Questions in the various Branches. List of Successful Candidates.

ix Revocation of Certificates.

ix Miscellaneous Business.

х Election of Omcers..

х Remarks of the President-elect.

X-xii REGULAR QUARTERLY MEETING, APRIL 28-29.

xiii New Members of the Board.

xiii Special Committees..

xiii Small-Pox...

xiii Yellow Fever..

xiv Meteorology

xiv Medical Practice Act, Proceedings under.

xiv Office Work.

ху Miscellaneous..

XV REGULAR QUARTERLY MEETING, JUNE-JULY.

xvi Examination of Candidates for Certificates..

XVI Schedule of Questions in the various Branches..

XVI-XX Chicago School of Midwifery. Medical Practice Act, Proceedings under

XX Small-Pox Conference..

xxii Cleanliness at Railway Stations.

xxiii Transportation of Corpses..

xxiii REGULAR QUARTERLY MEETING, SEPTEMBER 29-30.

xxiv Medical Practice Act..

xxiv Joplin (Mo.) College of Physicians and Surgeons.

XXV Unprofessional Advertising.,

XXV The l'eu-years' Exemption Clause.

XXV Omce Work.

XXV Small-Pox...

XXVI Illinois River Pollution..

xxvi Railway Sanitation ..

xxvi Dangers of Summer Resorts.

xxvii Miscellaneous: Orders concerning Notification of Epidemic Diseases.

xxviii concerning Professional Relations..

xxviii concerning Railway Sanitation....

xxviii SPECIAL MEETING, NOVEMBER 22.

xxix Increase of Small-Pox.

xxix Vaccination of School-Children.

xxix Medical Practice Act.

xxix Meteorology......

XXX FINANCIAL STATEMENT..

xxxi ITEMIZED STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURES.

Xxxi REPORT OF THE TREASURER.

xxxii APPENDIX. OFFICIAL ORDERS, CIRCULARS, ETC., AND EXTRACTS FROM THE SECRETARY'S CORRESPONDENCE: How to Prevent the Spread of Small-Pox...

3 Circular Letter concerning same... Transportation of Corpses... Sanitary Policing of Railway Stations..

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Local Health Authorities Defined..........
Suppression of Epidemic Diseases...
Danger of Summer Resorts ..
Vaccination of Railway Employés..........
Railway Sanitation...
Vaccination of School Children-Order No. 50...
Circular Letter concerning same-State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Scholar's Vaccination Certificate...
Circular Letter concerning same.....
Return of Vaccination Certificates-Form
Circular Letter concerning Small-Pox..

Extracts from the Secretary's Correspondence......
MEDICAL COLLEGES:

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL EDUCATION..
REQUIREMENTS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF HEALTH..
DIRECTORY OF MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES A

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Colorado...
Connecticut...
District of Columbia.
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Utah..
Vermont.
Virginia.....
Miscellaneous.
Miscellaneous-not recognized.
SUMMARY..........................
LIST OF REVOKED CERTIFICATES..............

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RULINGS AND DECISIONS AND MODE OF PROCEDURE UNDER THE MEDICAL PRACTICE ACT:

TEXT OF THE MEDICAL PRACTICE ACT.
TEXT OF THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH ACT...
CONCERNING PRACTITIONERS AND MODE OF PROCEDURE UNDER THE MEDICAL PRAC-
TICE ACT ...............................................

105 PROSECUTIONS UNDER THE MEDICAL PRACTICE ACT..

110 REVOCATION OF CERTIFICATES..... DECISIONS AFFECTING MEDICAL COLLEGES....

115 CONCERNING MIDWIVES..

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REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE CHICAGO CONFERENCE ON SMALL-Pox........
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SANITARY COUNCIL OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY:
CALLED MEETING AT NASHVILLE, TENN., NOV. 21, 1879...
SECOND ANNUAL MEETING, ST. LOUIS, MO., APRIL 21,
CALLED MEETING AT NEW ORLEANS, LA.. DEC. 9, 1880..
THIRD ANNUAL MEETING, EVANSVILLE, IND., APRIL 2

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METEOROLOGICAL TABLES.....
INDEX..

INDEA.........................

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