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January 26, 1957


JAMA. 1957;163(4):266. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970390042019

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STANDARD NOMENCLATURE INSTITUTES IN 1957  The American Medical Association has announced plans to conduct two, and possibly three, short courses on the use of the Standard Nomenclature of Diseases and Operations during 1957. The first institute will be in Roanoke, Va., March 11-13, and the second in San Francisco, Aug. 5-7. These three-day meetings are conducted as a special service to medical record librarians and others using the Nomenclature in the hospital, doctor's office, or medical clinic. Lectures are given by Adaline C. Hayden, C.R.L., associate editor, on the theory, construction, basic principles, special and specific problems, and installation of the system. Anatomy lectures are given by Edward T. Thompson, M.D., editor of the Nomenclature and coordinator of professional services, hospital facilities, U. S. Public Health Service, Washington, D. C.Registration for each session is limited to the first 100 applicants. Anyone contemplating the installation of the system or already

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