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January 20, 1951

GOVERNMENT SERVICES

JAMA. 1951;145(3):164-165. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920210036015

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Abstract

ARMY 

3,000 Nurses Needed at Once.—  Brigadier Gen. Paul I. Robinson, Chief of Personnel, Army Medical Service, told nursing leaders on December 15 that 3,000 nurses must be obtained at once for service with the Army Nurse Corps. At a conference in the Office of the Surgeon General, General Robinson warned that the present shortage represents one of the most critical problems confronting the Army Medical Service. He asked the full cooperation of the American Nurses Association and other national nursing groups in support of military nurse procurement."Army Nurse Corps procurement has averaged 175 nurses per month for the last four months," General Robinson said. "This is unusually high procurement, but it is not enough. Without your immediate assistance, I hesitate to predict how we will be able to provide nursing care for the thousands of casualties returned to the United States."In response to the appeal, the American

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