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January 30, 1960


JAMA. 1960;172(5):463-468. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020050055023


Hospital for Dental Patients.—  A hospital for dental patients has been opened in Los Angeles. The 80-bed Southern California Dental Hospital specializes in cases where general anesthesia is used. Patients are able to rest in recovery rooms or stay overnight or longer in private rooms with patios, television, radio, etc. Dentists are provided with laboratory and x-ray facilities and hospital conveniences including piped oxygen and nitrous oxide, ultrahighspeed turbine drills, and closedcircuit television. The $1,750,000 three-story unit in the Los Angeles hospital center opened in September.

Meeting of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.—  On Feb. 8-12, the 15th annual midwinter clinical assembly in obstetrics and gynecology will be presented in Los Angeles by the Obstetrical and Gynecological Assembly of Southern California. The assembly, arranged particularly for the established specialist, will feature the following guest lecturers: Richard J. Blandau, Ph.D., Seattle; Dr. Louis M. Hellman, Brooklyn; Dr. Herbert E. Schmitz, Chicago; Dr.

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