The Military Surgeon: Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Volume 41

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The Association, 1917
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Page 145 - For of the most High cometh healing, and he shall receive honour of the king. The skill of the physician shall lift up his head : and in the sight of great men he shall be in admiration.
Page 138 - Our toils obscure, and a' that ; The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that ! What tho' on hamely fare we dine, Wear hoddin gray, and a' that ; Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine, A man's a man, for a' that ! For a
Page 138 - He looks and laughs at a' that. A prince can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might, Guid faith he mauna fa' that ! For a
Page 564 - ... the Coast Guard, which shall constitute a part of the military forces of the United States and which shall operate under the Treasury Department in time of peace and operate as a part of the Navy, subject to the orders of the Secretary of the Navy, in time of war or when the President shall so direct.
Page 560 - President is authorized, in his discretion, to utilize the public health and marine-hospital service in times of threatened or actual war to such extent and in such manner as shall in his judgment promote the public interest without, however, in any wise impairing the efficiency of the service for the purposes for which the same was created and is maintained.
Page 522 - Now, therefore, pursuant to the laws of the United States, the members of said Association do hereby ordain and enact the following: CONSTITUTION ARTICLE I NAME The Association shall be known as "The Association of Military Surgeons of the United States.
Page 227 - Sizes called for in requisitions will conform to the record, and the fact of fit of shoes issued on such requisitions will be personally verified in every instance by company commanders in the manner above prescribed. No shoes will be issued to or worn by enlisted men while on duty which are not fitted in accordance with this order. New shoes should be adapted to the contours of the feet as soon as possible. Shoe stretchers, with adjustable knobs, to take pressure off painful corns and bunions, are...
Page 685 - English hospitals has demonstrated the great danger of aimless lounging, too many entertainments and relaxing recreations, such as frequent motor rides, etc. It must be remembered that 'shell shock' cases suffer from a disorder of will as well as function and it is impossible to effect a cure if attention is directed to one at the expense of the other. As Dr. H. Crichton Miller has put it, 'shell shock" produces a condition which is essentially childish and infantile in its nature. Rest in bed and...
Page 226 - ... should be tried on first. To take the ball measure, pass the foot tape, supplied by the Quartermaster's Department, around the foot at the prominent tubercle at the base of the great toe and the prominent tubercle at the base of the little toe. The position of the tape is shown by the line...
Page 226 - The movable block will then be pushed up until it touches the end of the great toe. The scale on the top of the measure, which is graduated in sizes, will then be read, and the proper length of the shoe will be determined, approximately, by adding 2 to the reading of the scale; thus, if the soldier's foot scales 65, a shoe not smaller than 8^ should be tried on first.

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