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ARMY TAKES OVER TWO NEW YORK HOSPITALS
According to the Bronx Home News of July 12 the New Lebanon Hospital at Mount Eden Parkway and the Concourse, New York City, has been taken over by the Army Medical Corps for the duration. At the time of the dedication of the new hospital on June 6 it was equipped with 250 beds. Plans were made, however, to increase this number to 400 in the near future. In addition to general medical and surgical wards there are five operating rooms, a fully equipped dispensary, pediatric division, dental clinic, special wards for the treatment of rheumatic cardiac cases and handicapped children, and laboratories. The regular work of the hospital will be continued at the old hospital building at Westchester and Cauldwell avenues.According to the New York Times of July 1 the Pilgrim State Hospital at Brentwood, L. I.,
MEDICINE AND THE WAR. JAMA. 1943;122(16):1129–1131. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840330075013
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