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January 1920

A BRIEF RÉSUMÉ OF NEUROLOGIC AND PSYCHIATRIC OBSERVATIONS IN A HOSPITAL CENTER IN FRANCE

Author Affiliations

Chief of Clinic, Second Division, Neurological Institute; Adjunct Visiting Neurologist, Bellevue Hospital; Visiting Neurologist, Cornell Dispensary NEW YORK

Arch NeurPsych. 1920;3(1):61-67. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1920.02180130064006

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Abstract

This résumé includes a statistical report, with brief citations and conclusions drawn therefrom, of cases observed at Hospital Center Mar-sur-Allier, France, during the period from September 18 to Dec. 31, 1918. During that period approximately 25,000 patients were admitted to the Center. They were received as early as forty-eight hours after engagement. At the time of the armistice there were operating in the Center seven hospitals with individual capacity of 2,000 patients, and a convalescent camp with a capacity of 5,000 patients. Each hospital and the convalescent camp had its individual psychiatrist. Each hospital designated a special ward for functional and psychiatric cases. Brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerve injuries were not designated a special ward, but were seen and diagnosed by the respective neurologists.

The total number of neurologic and psychiatric cases observed was 507, classified as follows:

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