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March 6, 1948


JAMA. 1948;136(10):700-701. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890270042017

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MEDICAL EXHIBITS  The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery has in preparation an exhibit on "Highlights of Military Surgery in World War II," to be presented at the sixth International Assembly of the International College of Surgeons in Rome, Italy, May 16-23. The surgical advances of World War II are depicted in three phases: (1) "Thoracic and Neurosurgical Advances," to be supervised by Comdr. Morris Weintrob, U. S. N. R. (2) "Rehabilitation of the Amputee," to be supervised by Capt. Henry H. Kessler, U. S. N. R., and to be demonstrated by 14 patients provided by the Italian government, and (3) "Reconstructive Surgery and Maxillofacial and Ocular Prosthesis" will also be under the supervision of Commander Weintrob. After the display in Rome, the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery will use the exhibit as a part of the over-all medical reserve training program in all naval districts in the United

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