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Seldom if ever has there been a session of the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association attended with more nation-wide interest than has developed from the annual session of 1937. The actions of the House of Delegates recorded in the current issue of The Journal are an indication of the numerous problems that concerned the delegates. Aside from matters that specifically affect the intimate work of the organization and of the headquarters office, special recommendations were introduced dealing with motor vehicle accidents, with a change in the methods of choosing the time and place of the annual session, with the prescribing of barbituric acid and derivative drugs, with the campaign against syphilis, with various problems involving governmental action in relationship to medical practice, with the creation of a distinguished service award, with legislation on medical defense, with the practice of ophthalmology, with psychiatric research, and with many other
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION'S ACTION ON PREVENTION OF CONCEPTION AND OTHER PROBLEMS. JAMA. 1937;108(26):2204. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780260032011
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