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February 23, 1952


JAMA. 1952;148(8):665. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.02930080075023

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Symposium on Trauma.—  A symposium on the treatment of trauma in the armed forces will be conducted at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D. C., March 10-12. Sponsored jointly by the Division of Medical Sciences of the National Research Council and the Army Medical Service Graduate School, the symposium is designed to review the problems of trauma in military medicine. Scheduled for discussion are medical organization for handling of trauma in military campaigns and civil disasters, emergency treatment of the wounded, surgical problems related to traumatic injury, rehabilitation of battle casualties, complications related to traumatic injury, and research in military medicine. National and international authorities in these fields will appear on the various programs.Physicians eligible to attend the symposium include medical officers of the armed forces on active duty, with the exception of those enrolled in the residency training program; full-time civil service physicians on duty

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