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May 30, 1936

Foreign Letters

JAMA. 1936;106(22):1929-1934. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770220065020

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LONDON  (From Our Regular Correspondent)April 11, 1936.

The Progress of Physical Medicine  Lord Horder presided at a luncheon in connection with the International Congress of Physical Medicine, to be held in London May 12 to 16. Thirty countries agreed to send representatives. Dr. Richard King Brown, editor of the British Journal of Physical Medicine, the principal guest, was presented with a wrist watch in recognition of his services to physical medicine. Lord Horder said that he had the privilege of being honorary president of the congress but unfortunately could not be present, as last August he accepted an invitation to attend the meeting of the American Medical Association in Kansas City. He welcomed the congress as calculated to stimulate interest in this growing branch of preventive and curative medicine. Only in recent years had the methods of physical therapy been brought under scientific control, which was essential. There now

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