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December 23, 1950

TOUR OF THE FAR EAST

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JAMA. 1950;144(17):1501. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02920170081022

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Abstract

To the Editor:—  Having just completed (Oct. 30, 1950) a six weeks' tour of the Army and some of the Navy and Air Force medical facilities in the Far East, including those in the Inchon-Seoul area, I feel that the impressions gained might be of interest to the profession, especially to those who served in World War II and those who anticipate military service. My tour as Consultant in Internal Medicine to the Surgeon General of the Army afforded the opportunities of observing problems on the spot, of seeing problem cases, of making ward rounds, of participating in conferences and briefings, of getting the "low down" from former students as well as from those with whom I had served in the South Pacific in World War II, of discussions with head nurses and dieticians and of having the Army Theatre Consultant in Internal Medicine for the Far East, Col. Francis

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