August 19, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XXI(8):285-287. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420600035011

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The Association of Military Surgeons of the National Guard of the United States.  Abstract of the Proceedings of the Third Annual Meeting, held in Chicago, III., August 8, 9 and 10, 1893.At the executive session held in the morning, the name of the Association was changed to "The Association of Military Surgeons of the United States."

SECOND DAY—AFTERNOON SESSION.  The Association was called to order in the U. S. Government Building at Jackson-Park at 2 p.m. by President Senn.The first paper read was by Dr. Herbert L. Burrell of Boston, entitled

GUNSHOT WOUNDS OF JOINTS.  The author said that all writers agree upon dividing the effect of bullets into zones. Zone one extends up to 400 meters of distance. A 30 caliber bullet has a decidedly explosive effect, but less than 45 caliber. He reported two cases which illustrated the difference in the destructive

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