July 10, 1954


JAMA. 1954;155(11):992-996. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.03690290042013


Changes in Crippled Children Clinic Dates.  —A special clinic for crippled children will be held on July 29 in Willimantic in lieu of the one originally scheduled in August.

Institute on Alcoholism.  —An Institute on Alcoholism for registered professional nurses will be held at Yale University, Hartford, July 29 to 31. The sessions are being planned to acquaint a limited number of nurses with the nature and extent of alcoholism and with theories concerning the causes of addiction. Attention will be directed toward the effectiveness of various treatments. Particular emphasis will be given to the role of the nurse in interpreting to patients or to their families the nature of alcoholism and the necessity of securing specialized assistance following hospital treatment for acute intoxication. The course will consist of lectures and discussion sessions with a staff drawn from the faculties of Yale University and other institutions. This institute is

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