In a spirit that cannot be too highly commended, Dr. E. S. Kilgore has submitted to me the first draft of his manuscript together with a letter stating that "it would be decidedly to the advantage of the truth-seeking medical public if, after reading my manuscript, you would present your criticism in the form of an article to appear in the same journal number. . . . If you will do this I should like to have the privilege of reading your manuscript and, if indicated, altering my own, and we would then exchange manuscripts again until there were no further changes to make."
Convinced by my experience as well as that of others, with the graphic oscillatory method of determining the blood pressure; by the satisfactory check to which it has been subjected by the experiments on animals, performed by myself and others, and by observations made both by