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October 18, 1930

Medical News

JAMA. 1930;95(16):1184-1187. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720160044018

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Hospitalization by the University.  —The director of the University of California Hospital reports that the outpatient department of the medical school gave care in 1929-1930 to 53,827 women, 57,112 men, 19,321 children and 3,700 infants, and gave free hospital service, including medical treatment or operations, to 1,426 persons who were unable to pay for an average of two weeks' hospitalization. During the fifteen years the sum of treatments for the benefit of the public health in California has just about tripled.

Society News.  —The San Diego County Medical Society was addressed, October 14, by Dr. Lyell C. Kinney on "The County Medical Society — A Business Organization."— Dr. John H. Stokes, professor of dermatology and syphilology, University of

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