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December 4, 1943

Shipboard Medical Practice: A Handbook of Ship Sanitation and Emergency Medical Aid at Sea

JAMA. 1943;123(14):935. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840490063033

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The author, who is medical director of the Grace Line, has had much experience in the medical problems arising at sea. The book is essentially a work on first aid but includes as well a good deal of drug therapy such as may be demanded under emergency conditions. There is a glossary and a list of supplies such as might be required on board ship, also forms for reporting cases.

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