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November 15, 1930

NEW PROBLEMS OF THE ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

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KANSAS CITY, MO.

JAMA. 1930;95(20):1467-1468. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720200003002
Abstract

The practice of medicine is undergoing a definite change. There are many indications of this, such as the appointment of the various committees for the study of the cost of hospital care, the cost of medical education and other inquiries that are being made under the direction of the American Medical Association. In addition to this, there are many lay organizations that are interested in the prevention and care of the sick and disabled. The result of this activity up to the present time is quite evident in that no one can deny that there is now better supervision of all medical and surgical work and that a noticeable advancement has been made in the prevention of disease. Just what the further and ultimate effect is going to be one cannot say, but that it is important for the profession to take a vital interest in the movement so that

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