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The Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War: Training.

The Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War: Training. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The 1,200 pages of this volume do not make light reading. It is a heterogeneous hodgepodge of data which the reviewer can see no reason in the world for publishing. Nearly half of the book is made up of an appendix, in fine print, and contains documents of every conceivable character, ranging from descriptions of visits to the front by student officers, to lectures on various branches of science delivered in army training camps. The body of the work consists of detailed plans and histories of the various training centers. Daily curriculums and courses of study follow each other, page after page, with distressing monotony. A study of the work after the lapse of ten years since the war leaves in the reviewer's mind several queries. The first is as to the wisdom of trying to make such good soldiers out of physicians. The second is the obvious absurdity of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

The Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War: Training.

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 42 (4) – Oct 1, 1928

The Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War: Training.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The 1,200 pages of this volume do not make light reading. It is a heterogeneous hodgepodge of data which the reviewer can see no reason in the world for publishing. Nearly half of the book is made up of an appendix, in fine print, and contains documents of every conceivable character, ranging from descriptions of visits to the front by student...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1928 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0730-188X
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1928.00130210157021
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The 1,200 pages of this volume do not make light reading. It is a heterogeneous hodgepodge of data which the reviewer can see no reason in the world for publishing. Nearly half of the book is made up of an appendix, in fine print, and contains documents of every conceivable character, ranging from descriptions of visits to the front by student officers, to lectures on various branches of science delivered in army training camps. The body of the work consists of detailed plans and histories of the various training centers. Daily curriculums and courses of study follow each other, page after page, with distressing monotony. A study of the work after the lapse of ten years since the war leaves in the reviewer's mind several queries. The first is as to the wisdom of trying to make such good soldiers out of physicians. The second is the obvious absurdity of

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1928

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