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December 1940

SOME OF THE MEDICAL CENTERS OF SOUTH AMERICA

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LONDON, ENGLAND

Arch Surg. 1940;41(6):1307-1324. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1940.01210060004002

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Abstract

Foreword  In the Jan. 13, 1940 issue of The Lancet (London, England) Prof. Grey Turner published a most interesting account of his visit to some of the medical centers in South America. The article describes the excellent work being done by South American Surgeons, and for this reason as well as because it would prove of great value to North American surgeons contemplating a visit to South American clinics, the chairman of the Editorial Board asked Professor Turner to prepare a similar article on the same subject for publication in the Archives. Professor Turner graciously complied, and his contribution, part of it taken from The Lancet, follows.These brief notes are the record of a visit, made in company with my wife, to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and other South American republics and cities during September 1939 under the aegis of the British Council for the Promotion of Cultural Relationships. The

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