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December 22, 1928


JAMA. 1928;91(25):2007-2008. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700250071026

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The Congress of Legal Medicine  The thirteenth Congrès français de médecine légale, which was held simultaneously with the Congrès de chirurgie, in another building of the Faculté de médecine, took on a peculiar aspect this year. Instead of considering the usual medicolegal questions, it devoted itself chiefly to social medicine, industrial accidents, and occupational diseases, thus encroaching, to a certain extent, on the Congrès d'hygiène. In that respect, it has undergone the same transformation as the ministry of health, which, owing to the fact that it is now combined with the ministry of labor, is confronted more and more with social problems. The session was presided over by Dr. Georges Brouardel, physician to the Hôpital Necker and member of the Academy of Medicine—a nephew of the eminent medicolegalist Paul Brouardel, who was dean of the Faculté de Paris for many years. He was aided by M. François, surgeon to the

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