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February 19, 1916

WHAT THE CIVILIAN DOCTOR CALLED TO ACTIVE SERVICE WITH THE ARMY SHOULD KNOW

JAMA. 1916;LXVI(8):571-572. doi:10.1001/jama.1916.25810340001014
Abstract

III. DUTIES IN THE ZONE OF THE ADVANCE  In this zone can be expected to occur most of the casualties due to contact with the enemy. While still concerned with sanitary measures, the medical officer is here more occupied in rendering first aid and in the evacuation to the line of communication of the wounded. In a brief summary of these subjects in such an article as this it is impossible to do more than outline the duties of the medical officers in this zone and to refer to the authorities who instruct in the details.There will be considerable difference in the sanitary service performed with troops fighting a war of position, as on the western border of France today, or with troops fighting field engagements and moving a number of miles from day to day either in advance or retreat; however, the units with which these duties must

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