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REGULATIONS RELATING TO PRIZES.

The Collegial Triennial Prize.

CONSISTING OF THE JOHN HUNTER MEDAL EXECUTED IN GOLD TO THE VALUE
OF FIFTY GUINEAS, OR, AT THE OPTION OF THE SUCCESSFUL AUTHOR OF THE
DISSERTATION, OF THE SAID MEDAL EXECUTED IN BRONZE, WITH AN HONORARIUM
OF FIFTY POUNDS.

THE SUBJECT OF THIS PRIZE IS

"THE RADICLES OF THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM IN RELATION TO THE EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL SURFACES OF THE BODY." THE DISSERTATION MAY BE ILLUSTRATED BY PREPARATIONS AND DRAWINGS.

Jacksonian Prize.

The Amount of the Dividend, between £11 and £12, received from the Trust.

THE SUBJECT FOR THE PRIZE FOR THE PRESENT YEAR, 1874, IS-
"TRACHEOTOMY-WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE CAUSES OF DEATH AFTER THE
OPERATION, AND THE RULES FOR RENDERING THE OPERATION MORE GENERALLY
SUCCESSFUL."

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THE SUBJECT FOR THE PRIZE FOR THE ENSUING YEAR, 1875, IS– "THE USE OF THE GALVANO-CAUSTIC IN THE REMOVAL OF MORBID GROWTHS." THE DISSERTATION MAY BE ILLUSTRATED BY PREPARATIONS AND DRAWINGS.

These Prizes are to be written for under the following conditions:Candidates to be Fellows or Members of the College, not on the Council. The Dissertations to be in English, and the number and importance of original facts will be considered principal points of excellence :-recited cases to be placed in an appendix.

Each Dissertation to be distinguished by a motto or device; and accompanied by a sealed envelope containing the name and residence of the Author, and having on the outside a motto or device corresponding with that on the Dissertation.

The Dissertations to be addressed to the Secretary at the College.

The Manuscript Prize Dissertations and every accompanying drawing and preparation will become the property of the College.

Those Dissertations which shall not be approved, with their accompanying drawings and preparations, will, upon authenticated application within the period of

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three years, be returned, together with the papers, unopened, containing the names and residences of the respective Authors.

The unapproved Dissertations which shall remain three years unclaimed, with their accompanying drawings and preparations, will become the property of the College; at which period the papers containing the names of the Authors will be burnt, unopened, in the presence of the Committee.

The Dissertations for the Collegial Prize must be delivered at the College before Christmas-day 1876.

The Dissertations for the Jacksonian Prize for the present year, 1874, must be delivered at the College before Christmas-day next.

The Dissertations for the Jacksonian Prize for the ensuing year, 1875, must be delivered at the College before Christmas-day 1875.

EXAMINATION PAPERS.

DIPLOMA OF FELLOW.

FIRST EXAMINATION.-NOVEMBER 22, 1873.

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY.

From 1 to 5 o'clock P.M.

1. Give the dissection required to expose the trunk of the Sympathetic Nerve in the Neck; and describe the relations of the Nerve. Trace the Cardiac branches from their origin to the cardiac plexuses.

2. Describe the Serratus Magnus, the dissection by which you would display it, the various parts with which it is in relation, and the vessels and nerves by which it is supplied; and enumerate the muscles which are its antagonists.

1. Describe the modes of origin, the structure, and the general arrangement of the Lymphatic and Lacteal vessels, and the nature, sources, and destination of the Lymph.

2. Describe the structure of the Human Ovum; and give an account of the earlier stages of development up to the period at which the Chorda Dorsalis is formed.

MAY 22, 1874.

1. Describe, in their relation to each other and to the several parts in contact with them, the muscles which form the floor of the posterior Triangle of the Neck.

2. Name the structures, in their relative order, which would be necessarily divided in cutting out the last Rib through an incision made in the skin over it.

1. At what period of Embryonic Life does the formation of the Liver commence ? Describe the process of its development up to the period of birth, and the changes it undergoes during the first year after birth. State what functions it performs during intra-uterine life.

2. What arrangements exist for neutralizing the effects on the Brain of shock in jumping from an elevation on to the feet? Describe the mechanism of these arrangements, and how they act.

SECOND EXAMINATION.-NOVEMBER 27, 1873.
PATHOLOGY, THERAPEUTICS, AND SURGERY.

From 1 to 5 o'clock P.M.

1. Give the different forms of Stricture of the Esophagus, and their usual seat; and describe the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of each form.

2. What are the causes of, and pathological changes occurring in Spontaneous Gangrene, say of the foot? Describe the process of natural separation of the gangrenous part, and the subsequent repair.

3. State what you understand by the term Cancer. In the examination of a Tumour recently removed, describe fully the characters by which you would be led to the conclusion that it is Cancer.

4. A man receives a punctured Wound in the middle of the anterior part of the Thigh followed by profuse arterial hæmorrhage. The external bleeding is arrested by pressure, but the thigh becomes rapidly distended and tense. What condition does this indicate? What course is the case likely to take? and what treatment would you adopt for the sequences of this injury at their different stages?

MAY 28, 1874.

1. In which directions may the Astragalus be dislocated? and how does this accident usually occur? Describe the attendant signs, possible complications, and consequences of this injury; and state how you would deal with it according to circumstances.

2. What is meant by Degeneration? Describe the minute characters presented by its principal forms in those structures in which they most commonly occur.

3. Describe the varieties of inguinal Hernia which occur in association with an open state of the vaginal process of the peritoneum in both sexes.

4. A man received a severe kick in the Perineum, which was rapidly followed by considerable swelling there and retention of urine. State the probable nature of the injury and its immediate and remote effects, the mode in which you would investigate such a case, and the treatment you would adopt.

N.B. All four questions must be answered.

DIPLOMA OF MEMBER.

ANATOMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL EXAMINATION.-JULY 12, 1873. From 1 to 4 o'clock P.M. Candidates must answer four out of the six questions. Answers to less than six questions will not be received before half-past 3 o'clock.

1. Describe the course and relations of the Right Subclavian artery; and state the difference which exists between it and the Left.

2. Describe the relations of the Stomach when empty and when distended ; its blood-vessels, its nerves, and the structure of its mucous membrane.

3. Describe the dissection necessary to display a side view of the muscles of the Tongue, and the structures cut through in carrying it out.

4. Describe the Ciliary body of the Human Eye, its situation, connexions, and structure, and the dissection necessary to expose it.

5. Describe the ligaments of the Knee-joint; their several attachments, together with the Interarticular Cartilages, and their uses.

6. Describe the structure of a mature Graäfian Vesicle, the mode in which the ovum enters the Fallopian tube, and how it finally becomes attached to the Uterus.

NOVEMBER 8, 1873.

1. Give the anatomy of the Prostate Gland, describing its size, form, situation, connexions, and structure.

2. Describe the changes which occur, both in the position and the internal conditions of the Eyeballs, during near and distant vision, mentioning the parts concerned in effecting those changes.

3. Describe the form, structure, and attachments of the valves in the Heart and Great Arteries; and explain in what manner the valves perform their offices.

4. Describe the first, seventh, and twelfth Ribs, mentioning their peculiarities. 5. Describe the Astragalus, mentioning the bones with which it articulates, and the ligaments connecting them.

6. Describe the Diaphragm, and its functions.

JANUARY 10, 1874.

1. Describe the Fibula. With what bones does it articulate?

2. Give the dissection necessary to expose the cervical portion of the Internal Carotid Artery.

3. Describe the mechanism of tranquil and forced Respiration; of coughing, vomiting, and sneezing.

4. Describe the Anterior Crural Nerve; enumerate its branches, and give their distribution.

5. Enumerate in their order, from the skin inwards, the parts displayed in the dissection of the Perineum.

6. Describe the Salivary Glands and their Ducts; and state the chief properties and uses of the Saliva.

APRIL 4, 1874.

1. Describe the Venous Sinuses within the Cranium, and the course and relations of the Great Vessel which receives their blood on the right side from its commencement to its termination.

2. Mention the parts in contact with the Levator Ani Muscle.

3. Give the origin, course, distribution, and relations of the Interosseous Nerves. 4. From what sources does the Portal Vein receive its blood? Describe its distribution, and trace the course of the blood onwards into the general circulation.

5. Describe the form and relations of the Popliteus Muscle; and mention, in the order in which they appear, the parts which must be removed to expose it.

6. Explain the effect of complete division of the Spinal Cord immediately above the origin of the Phrenic Nerve.

APRIL 25, 1874.

1. Describe the course and relations of the Veins which terminate in the Inferior Vena Cava above the junction of the common Iliac.

2. Describe the Os Hyoides; and name the muscles connected to it, specifying the parts of the bone to which each muscle is attached.

3. Mention in their relations to each other the parts seen on removal of the Flexor brevis digitorum Muscle.

4. Describe the process of Growth in a long Bone.

5. Describe the Wrist-joint, and the lower Radio-ulnar articulation.

6. Describe the changes produced in Air by Respiration, and the means by which these changes are effected.

MAY 9, 1874.

1. Describe the Lachrymal Gland, its position, and the Anatomy of the various structures engaged in conducting the tears from the gland to the nose.

2. Describe the mucous surface of the Duodenum; and state what changes the food undergoes in that part of the Intestine.

3. Describe the attachments, and the relations in front and behind, of the Quadratus Lumborum Muscle.

4. What is the normal temperature of the Blood? and how is that temperature maintained?

5. Trace the Supra-scapular Artery from its origin to its termination, noticing the dissection necessary to display it, and naming its various anastomoses.

6. Describe the Radius, including its articular surfaces; and mention the various muscles and tendons, in their proper relations, attached to and in connexion with it.

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