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September 1945

Doctors at War.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1945;76(3):177. doi:10.1001/archinte.1945.00210330048011

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This book has been written by sixteen experts under the editorial leadership of one. It describes doctors at war and how their different talents have been amalgamated for the benefit of the nation. The contents are particularly well organized and comprehensive. There are chapters which outline the medical side of Selective Service, procurement and assignment, the practice of preventive medicine in the army and the accomplishments of the United States Public Health Service. There are chapters which tell what the doctor in active service actually does in different theaters of operation when he is an officer in the army, navy or air forces. There is a chapter which discusses the problem of convalescence and rehabilitation and another which deals with the Veterans' Administration. There are chapters which sketch the work of the Red Cross in making blood substances available to the wounded and how investigations were carried out under the

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