Accession Number : ADA292002

Title :   Surgery In World War II, Thoracic Surgery, Volume I. Medical Department, United States Army,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SURGEON GENERAL (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Coates, John B., Jr. ; Berry, Frank B. ; McFetridge, Elizabeth M.

PDF Url : ADA292002

Report Date : 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 405

Abstract : The first volume contains a summary of the development of thoracic surgery in previous wars, the general and statistical background of the World War II experience, administrative considerations in the Mediterranean and European theaters and in the Zone of Interior, the evolution of policies of management of chest wounds, and the routine of management of thoracic casualties from their emergency care on the battlefield through their rehabilitation chest centers. JMD

Descriptors :   *MILITARY MEDICINE, *WOUNDS AND INJURIES, *THORAX, MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), WARFARE, GLOBAL, MEDICINE, MEDICAL SERVICES, ARMY, MILITARY SURGEONS, SURGERY.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Weapons Effects(biological)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE