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July 25, 1891

New Surgical and Pathological Society.

JAMA. 1891;XVII(4):160-161. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410820036010

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Getting the Hospital and Ambulance Service in Readiness for the Meeting of the Grand Army of the Republic.

To the Editor:  —The profession in Detroit are at present interested in making arrangements for the medical and surgical care of the veteran soldiers who meet in this city early in August. A committee composed of representative practitioners, under the chairmanship of Dr. E. L. Shurly, have the work in charge. They have divided the city into ambulance districts, established medical relief stations at intervals along the line of march, and gotten the hospitals into special condition for the reception of the old soldiers who may happen to be taken sick or be injured while here. The demands of irritable bladders and prostates are to be particularly looked after by the erection of a large number of latrines where they will be most accessible. It is said that in some cities which

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