The Medical Dept. of the U.S. Army in the World War

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Contents

A woodworking shop
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Figure Page 29 Measuring flexion and extension of the wrist psychological and statistical division
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division
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Measuring abduction and adduction of the ankle psychological and statistical 31 Corrective exercises in the gymnasium
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Wheelchair race fieldday exercises
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Rug weaving for mobilizing stiffened joints and adherent tendons of the hands
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Carpentry for mobilized elbow joints
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Gobelín tapestry making for mobilizing stiffened joints and adherent tendons of the left hand
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A handpower drill press with long crank for producing motion in all joints of the upper extremity
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A footpower machine for active exercise of the calf muscles
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Treadle saw for mobilizing stiffened ankle joint
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Treadle machines for mobilizing the knee joint in belowtheknee amputations
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In the woodworking shopgrasping exercise for stiffened joints of the hand
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Special plane for musculospiral paralysis
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Ty pewriting for mobilizing stiffened joints resulting from ulnar nerve paralysis and for exercising the intrinsic muscles of the hands
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Commercial course typewriting
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Commercial course posters by practical art class
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Practical agriculture
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Testing milk in a completely equipped dairying plant
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Exercises teaching the use of artificial legs
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Ischemic atrophy common after nerve injuries and one of the most resistant conditions to physiotherapy
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Whirlpool bath
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Control table for Scotch douche
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Radiant heat and light treatment of the extremities
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Alpine lamp
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Massage of thigh muscles
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Massage of calf muscles
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Massage to retain mobility in finger joints after nerve injury
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Massage to release adherent scar in amputation stump
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Resistive exercise for strengthening thigh muscles in preparation for use of arti ficial leg
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Testing muscle reactions with galvanic current
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Interrupted galvanic current to muscles in case of injury to the external popliteal nerve with footdrop
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In hospitals caring for the tuberculous
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Educational work in special hospitals for the care of the tuberculous as of
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Numerical changes in development battalions during the month of October 1918
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Interior of an American Red Cross convalescent house
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Hospital library American Library Association
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Ward library service American Library Association
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Numbers of new individuals enrolled in the educational service by months from
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Occupations of 1270 returned overseas patients United States Army General
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Report of physiotherapeutic activities General Hospital No 6 Fort McPherson
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This and Figures 86 to 89 illustrate Ease I Private S H H Osteomyelitis left shoulder following gunshot wound lateral view
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Posterior view left shoulder
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Contracture of uninjured right knee after 18 months confinement to bed
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Result of five months treatment with physiotherapy
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Final resultleft shoulder ankylosed right knee normal
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Nerve readings made A before and B 13 months after suture of median musculospiral and musculocutaneous nerves
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Nerve readings made A before and B four months after suture of the musculospiral nerve
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Nerve reading made six months after suture of sciatic nerve deep pressure sensation absent in shaded area
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PART
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THE ARMY NURSE CORPS Page CHAPTER I In the United States
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Relationship of American Red Cross headquarters in Paris and Army Nurse Corps 325
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The American Red Cross cape of dark blue
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The gray indoor uniform
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Nurses rest house Sunset Hill Redbank N J
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Butchers apron to protect the uniform
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Nurses quarters of the semipermament barracks type
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Nurses quarters Camp Hospital No 91 La Baule France
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Nurses quarters Base Hospital No 29 Tottenham England
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Interior of nurses quarters semipermament barracks type
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Nurses mess hall Base Hospital No 17 Dijon France
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Nurses laundering their wearing apparel
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Interior of nurses recreation hut Base Hospital No 27 Angers France
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Embarkation center for nurses Vannes France
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Page 207 - Bulletin No. C3. Hdq. ED, 1918, publishes a letter from The Adjutant General of the Army to the commanding generals of all Regular Army, National Army, and National Guard divisions, all department commanders, and the commanding officers of all excepted places.
Page 42 - That hereafter no member of the military service disabled in line of duty, even though not expected to return to duty, will be discharged from service until he has attained complete recovery or as complete recovery as it is to be expected that he will attain when the nature of his disability is considered.
Page 5 - That in cases of dismemberment, of injuries to sight or hearing, and of other injuries commonly causing permanent disability, the injured person shall follow such course or courses of rehabilitation, reeducation, and vocational training as the United States may provide or procure to be provided. Should such course prevent the injured person from following a substantially gainful occupation while taking same, a form of enlistment may be required which shall bring the injured person into the military...
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Page 287 - She will communicate with nurses' training schools, nurses' associations, and similar professional bodies with a view to ascertaining where acceptable nurses for Army service may be available; will conduct the necessary correspondence concerning the qualifications of applicants for appointment in the corps; will make the professional examination of those who shall meet the required preliminary conditions; and when vacancies occur will recommend the appointment to the same of eligible applicants....

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