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April 16, 1960


JAMA. 1960;172(16):1837. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020160109017

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Course in Aerospace Medicine Completed.—  Thirteen senior medical officers from 11 allied air forces completed the first class of the Advanced Course in Aerospace Medicine for Allied Officers at the U. S. A. F. School of Aviation Medicine in March. These flight surgeons will return to Brazil, Japan, Korea, Norway, the Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Venezuela and serve as consultants, investigators, teachers, and directors of programs in this field with their respective air forces. These doctors, all graduates of the school's primary course in aviation medicine, read, write, and speak English fluently and have practiced aviation medicine for at least one year.


The Aging Veteran.—  The Veterans Administration is strengthening its medical services for the aging and chronically ill, and is completing a comprehensive study of problems of aging veterans. Day-care centers are being provided for medical patients, community home care plans for

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