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July 5, 1941


JAMA. 1941;117(1):40-48. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820270040016

In this section of The Journal each week will appear official notices by the Committee on Medical Preparedness of the American Medical Association, announcements by the Surgeon Generals of the Army, Navy and Public Health Service, and other governmental agencies dealing with medical preparedness, and such other information and announcements as will be useful to the medical profession.


ROENTGENOGRAPHIC FINDINGS OF 41,809 INDUCTEES AND 9,541 NATIONAL GUARDSMEN IN NEW YORK CITY  HERBERT R. EDWARDS, M.D.Director, Bureau of TuberculosisANDDAVID EHRLICH, M.D.Captain Medical Reserve Corps, U. S. Army; Instructor in Radiography, Bureau of TuberculosisNEW YORKThe problem of tuberculosis in the armed forces has long been known but it has been especially emphasized since our experience in the first World War. Chest physicians and health and welfare organizations interested in tuberculosis control have consistently advocated a routine chest roentgenogram of all men entering the