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September 19, 1931

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JAMA. 1931;97(12):863-864. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730120043021

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Abstract

The Medical Convention at Nancy  The annual medical convention organized at Nancy by the Faculté de médecine of that city (les journées médicales) occupied two days. The first day's session was held in the Sédillot military hospital, at which Colonel Spick, of the army medical corps and director of the sanitary service of the twentieth region, spoke on "War Wounds and Their Treatment." Lieut. Col. Ferron gave a presentation of the apparatus used in the sanitary service in fractures, and Professor Parisot discussed lesions resulting from intoxication due to war gases and their treatment. The morning of the second day was taken up with visits to several new clinics associated with the Central Hospital. Each of the department heads gave a talk on some subject on the program. Professor Santenoise gave an account of the research that led to the discovery of a new pancreatic hormone, and explained its rôle

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