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November 2, 1935

Medical News

JAMA. 1935;105(18):1438-1442. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760440048019

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Trachoma Among the Indians.—  Dr. Polk Richards, medical director of trachoma activities for the Indian Service, conducted a trachoma institute at Fort Apache, October 4-11, for all physicians and nurses in the U. S. Indian Service doing trachoma work. Dr. Phillips Thygeson, assistant professor of ophthalmology, State University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, was the guest speaker. The service maintains a special school at Fort Apache for children with trachoma. There is an eighteen bed hospital for acute cases and operative work in connection with the school, in which there are 275 pupils.


Meeting of Urologists.—  The Southwestern branch of the American Urological Association will meet at Little Rock, November 15-16. Speakers will include:Dr. Henry McClure Young, Columbia, Mo., The Best Surgical Approach to the Kidney.Dr. Robert H. Akin, Oklahoma City, Transverse Urethral Bridging Following Prostatic Resection.Dr. Samuel K. Broyles, Amarillo, Texas, Alkaline

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