THIS ARTICLE is based on a report sent to the Surgeon General's office from Okinawa, a report which was made in an endeavor to have the new drug Iso-Par, put on the accredited list and thereby made available to those medical officers who cared to use it in the service.
Since the writing of this article early in 1946, I have been informed by the Surgeon General's office that Iso-Par ointment has been put on the standard list for the Army and that the drug has been urgently recommended in the Pacific.
I was the E. E. N. T. officer of the 27th Station Hospital, which functioned at New Caledonia for two and one-half years and on Okinawa from May 1945 until after VJ Day. During that time the outpatient department of this hospital was the largest on either of the two islands. Owing to the fact that this hospital
REARDON WT. USE OF "ISO-PAR" OINTMENT IN THE TREATMENT OF OTITIS EXTERNA. Arch Otolaryngol. 1947;45(3):294–297. doi:10.1001/archotol.1947.00690010305003