Murphy, John Benjamin

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Murphy, John Benjamin

(1857–1916) surgeon; born near Appleton, Wis. He spent his medical career in Chicago, where, in addition to his surgical practice, he taught at Rush Medical College and Northwestern University Medical School and was on the surgical staff at Mercy Hospital and Cook County Hospital. He was one of the first to investigate the cause and treatment of peritonitis following appendicitis, and he developed the "Murphy button" (1892), a device used in abdominal surgery. He also made notable contributions to lung, nerve, and bone/joint surgery.
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Author DeAnna Murphy signs copies of her book after the workshop
Murphy signed an extended deal after Ipswich turned down a PS5million summer bid from Middlesbrough.
Monday, Murphy signed his letter of intent to run cross-country and indoor and outdoor track at Division 2 Merrimack College.
Murphy signed for the Cumbrians from Blackburn in the summer of 2001 and joined an exclusive club last season when he broke through the 400 appearances barrier, with over 350 of those coming in league action for United.
Transport Minister Noel Dempsey, Justice Minister Dermot Ahern and Garda Commissioner Facthna Murphy signed the contract, worth an estimated EUR40,000 a day to Go Safe, with Mr McAuliffe in November, 2009.
Despite his pre-existing medical condition Murphy signed up to a three month contract as a postman with the Royal Mail in 2004, aged 19.
Murphy signed a two-year contract with Chester and will meet up with the rest of the squad on Thursday when the senior players report back for training.
While working at Shaw Son and Greenhalgh (for 12 months) and then Hopkinsons as a fitter-turner, Murphy signed for Britannia Works in the semi-pro West Yorkshire League in 1964-65, playing mostly right half (midfield in today's game) and coming up against a Town third team!
After a slow start, Murphy signed a contract with Universal and starred in 26 films over 15 years.
Convinced that Market America could not only bring in a good income but also allow him more time with his family, Murphy signed up with the company six months later, shelling out $1,500 for cases of products and materials.
Having won over the Anfield management AND the crowd, Murphy signed a new contract at the end of last season and his resurgence was complete when he was named as first reserve for the World Cup squad.
Thereupon, Murphy signed an exclusive contract with Paramount, almost similar to the Pryor deal with Columbia, calling for him to make five more films.