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February 28, 1925


JAMA. 1925;84(9):688-689. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660350052024

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The Introduction of Social Service in the Paris Hospitals  In an address recently delivered by Dr. Guinon in his capacity as president of the Société médicale des hôpitaux for the year 1925, he referred to the rapid development of social service in the hospitals of Paris. This movement, which has rendered such signal service in the United States for a number of years, is still an innovation in France; however, it promises to be actively developed. Not only the services in aid of the tuberculous but also the maternity hospitals, the child welfare services, the neurologists and the adult welfare services are asking the assistance of the social service workers. M. Guinon, who for many years has been actively engaged in movements involving social aid, approves this new evolution and has become one of its most earnest advocates.

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