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April 27, 1912

The Principles of Sanitary Tactics.

JAMA. 1912;LVIII(17):1302-1303. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260040318032

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A Study in Troop Leading and Management of the Sanitary Service in War. By Major John F. Morrison, General Staff, U. S. Army, and Major Edward L. Munson, Medical Corps, U. S. Army. Cloth. Price, $1.25. Pp. 245. U. S. Cavalry Association, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., 1910.

The amateur military surgeon, however great his patriotism or sincere his desire to become proficient in the military practice of his profession, is at a great disadvantage as compared with his professional brother of the regular establishment who has made a life study of the subject. There has been a great dearth, also, of information for the volunteer or militia surgeon, save in army regulations and the knowledge contained in general orders or in text-books by officers of the regular establishment, and in severely technical monographs by officers of the Medical Corps in the periodical literature.

The excellent work of Colonel Straub was the

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