History of the Association of Medical Superintendents of American Institutions for the Insane, from 1844 to 1874, inclusive

1875 - 121 pages

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Page 95 - Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be presented to the family of the deceased, and that they be published in the city papers and in the columns of the Cincinnati LANCET-CLINIC.
Page 25 - ... should, as a board or by committee, visit and examine every part of the institution , at frequent stated intervals, not less than semi-monthly, and at such other times as they may deem expedient, and exercise so careful a supervision over the expenditures and general operations of the hospitals, as to give to the community a proper degree of confidence in the correctness of its management.
Page 71 - The special committee reported the following resolutions, which were unanimously adopted : Resolved, That in the death of...
Page 67 - ... their legal guardians, or by their relatives or friends in case they have no guardians, but never without the certificate of two or more reputable physicians, after a personal examination made within one week of the date thereof, and this certificate to be duly acknowledged and sworn to or affirmed before some magistrate or judicial officer who shall certify to the genuineness of the signature, and to the respectability of the signer...
Page 69 - If it be their opinion that he is not insane, he shall be brought to trial ; but if they consider him insane, or are in doubt respecting his mental condition, the judge shall order him to be placed in some hospital for the insane, or some other place favorable for a scientific observation of his mental condition. The person to whose custody he may be committed shall report to the judge respecting his mental condition, previous to the next term of court, and if such report is not satisfactory, the...
Page 68 - If the officers of any hospital shall wish for a judicial examination of a person in their charge, such examination shall be had in the manner provided in the fifth section. 7. The commission provided for in the fifth section shall not be repeated, in regard to the same party, oftener than once in six months ; and in regard to those placed...
Page 20 - Every hospital, having provision for two hundred or more patients, should have in it at least eight distinct wards for each sex, making sixteen classes in the entire establishment.
Page 67 - This commission shall be composed of three persons, one of whom, at least, shall be a physician, and another a lawyer. In their inquisition they shall hear such evidence as may be offered touching the merits of the case, as well as the statements of the party complained of, or of his counsel.
Page 25 - Institution, selected in such a manner, as will be likely most effectually to protect it from all influences connected with political measures or political changes, if of a private corporation, by those properly authorized to vote.
Page 20 - No Hospital for the insane should be built without the plan having been first submitted to some physician or physicians who have had charge of a similar establishment, or are practically acquainted with all the details of their arrangements, and received his or their full approbation.

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