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July 14, 1928

Medical News

JAMA. 1928;91(2):101-106. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700020035016

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


Periscopes for Hospital Attendants.  —The Modern Hospital notes that a $100,000 hospital is under construction in Fresno which will be in charge of Charles Brown, formerly of the Southern California State Hospital, Patton. An interesting feature of this building is the introduction of a periscopic arrangement whereby attendants will be able to observe patients in their rooms without disturbing the latter and without their knowledge.

Demand for Pharmacists.  —The college of pharmacy of the University of California, San Francisco, is planning to hold a summer session in 1929. The dean of the college, Henry C. Biddle, Ph.D., states that the demand for trained pharmacists was never so great as it is today, and that conditions make it more

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