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Prepared, under the direction of Joseph K. Barnes, Surgeon General United States Army, by George A. Otis, Assistant Surgeon, United States Army. Includes a chronological summary of engagements and battles. Covers wounds and injuries of the head, face, neck, spine, and chest.
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Surgery, Military,...
Prepared under the direction of Joseph K. Barnes, Surgeon General United States Army, by J.J. Woodward, Assistant Surgeon United States Army. Consists of a series of statistical tables summarizing the monthly reports made to the Surgeon General regarding the Sickness of the Army, Deaths, and Discharges and is arranged into two groups: Part I refers to "Sickness and Mortality of White Troops" and Part II to "Colored Troops."
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Surgery, Military,...
Fifteenth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1. Written by Maj. Albert G. Love, M.C., U.S. Army.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
Written by George A. Otis and D.L. Huntington. Covers "Wounds and Injuries of the Lower Extremities," "Miscellaneous Injuries," "Wounds and Complications," "Anesthetics," "The Medical Staff and Materia Chirurgica," and "Transportation of the Wounded."
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Surgery, Military,...
Written by Lieut. Col. Joseph F. Siler, M.C. Published by the Government Printing Office. Ninth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
The proceedings of the 7th Saranac Silicosis Symposium, held at Saranac Lake, New York September 22-26, 1952, during Dr. Arthur J. Vorwald’s tenure at the Saranac Laboratory. Includes the September 24, 1952 session on “Pneumoconiosis and Pulmonary Cancer.”
Topics: pneumoconiosis, pulmonary disease, pulmonary cancer, Saranac Conference, 7th Saranac Conference,...
Washington, DC: GPO, 1962. A history of the Army Medical Museum and its successor the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Topics: military medicine, pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Civil War, Surgeon General's...
Written by the students of The Army School of Nursing's class of 1921. This is the Annual (Yearbook) from Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, DC, and Letterman General Hospital in San Francisco, California.
Topics: Walter Reed General Hospital, Letterman General Hospital, Nursing, Yearbooks, Annuals, Nurses,...
Typewritten text of medical subject matter, captured during the Vietnam War. Many hand-drawn illustrations. Additional handwritten notes. Untranslated. Author unknown.
Topics: medical, Vietnam, Vietnam War, journal, orthopedics, surgical
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC
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The Army Medical Museum's section of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology's 1999 annual report.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Army Medical Museum, reports, annual reports
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by National Museum of Health and Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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The 2009 edition of the Guide to the Collections at the National Museum of Health and Medicine. It includes the following collecting divisions: Historical, Anatomical, Neuroanatomical, Human Developmental Anatomy, and Archives.
Topics: Guide to Collections, Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine, inventory
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by War Department, Commission on Training Camp Activities
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A pamphlet about venereal disease, directed to members of the U.S. military during World War 1.
Topic: World War 1, venereal disease, sexually transmitted diseases
1866 Catalog of Medical Supplies published by S. Maw and Sons, London. Scanned from a photocopy.
Topics: medical supplies, medicine, surgical instruments
Prepared under the direction of Surgeon General John Moore, United States Army, by Charles Smart, Major and Surgeon, United States Army. Covers medical statistics; camp fevers and other miasmatic diseases; scurvy; diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposure; and other diseases such as Nostalgia, Army Itch, Poisoning, Alcoholism, and Venereal Diseases.
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Medical care, United...
"In the United States" section written by Col. Weston P. Chamberlain, M.C.; "In the American Expeditionary Forces" section written by Lieut. Col. Frank W. Weed, M.C. Published by the Government Printing Office. Sixth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
A description, and directions for use, of illumination equipment that can be used on any Leitz microscope. The Phase Contrast Equipment offers the possibility of adjustable lighting from brightfield to phase contrast to darkfield.
Topic: microscopes, illumination, laboratory equipment
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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A handbook for casualty simulation in disaster, focusing on three factors important for successful training: 1. Staging - the surroundings within which the casualty may be found; 2. Acting - the ability of individuals to portray the symptoms of an injured person; and 3. Make-up - the creation of simple or complex wounds which add realism to the situation.
Topic: disaster preparedness, disaster simulation, disaster training, wounds and injuries, moulage, first...
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Elbert DeCoursey
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A compilation of four separate films created by or on behalf of Elbert DeCoursey of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission: 1. Japan, October/November 1945 (22 minutes) [Primarily tourist-type footage.] 2. Atomic Bomb Studies - Nagasaki (17 minutes) [Gross tissue and microscope slides of damaged tissue at various intervals post-exposure.] 3. Medical aspects - Atomic Warfare (20 minutes) [Presentation of several people exposed to radiation.] 4. DeCoursey Footage in Japan (1 minute 30 seconds)
Topics: World War 2, WW2, atomic bomb, a-bomb, radiation, Japan, Nagasaki, medicine, Atomic Bomb Casualty...
Eleventh of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
Thirteenth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1. "Part 1, Physical Reconstruction and Vocational Education" written by Maj. A.G. Crane, S.C. and "Part 2, The Army Nurse Corps" written by Julia C. Stimson, Superintendent, Army Nurse Corps.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
"In the United States" written by Col. Pearce Bailey, M.C., Lieut. Col. Frankwood E. Williams, M.C. and Sergt. Paul O. Komora, M.D. "In the American Expeditionary Forces" written by Col. Thomas W. Salmon, M.C. and Sergt. Norman Fenton, M.D. Published by the Government Printing Office. Tenth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
Prepared under the direction of Joseph K. Barnes, Surgeon General United States Army by George A. Otis, Assistant Surgeon, United States Army. Covers injuries of the abdomen, pelvis, flesh wounds of the back, and wounds and injuries of the upper extremities.
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Surgery, Military,...
Arthur John Vorwald (1904â1974)would not have considered himself a toxicologist but, as an experimental pathologist with specialization in dust disease of the lung, he became a pioneer of the field. He was one of the first investigators to practice exposure of experimental animals to controlled dust aerosols in inhalation chambers, and numerous early discoveries, including competent description of the lung lesion in asbestosis and the first production of lung cancers in rats with beryllium,...
Topics: Arthur Vorwald, Toxicology, Experimental Pathology, Dust Diseases, Lung Cancer, Asbestosis,...
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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1965 Report of Lt. Col. Pierre A. Finck regarding his participation in the 1963 autopsy of President John F. Kennedy. Along with Finck's report to AFIP head Dr. Joe Blumberg, he includes segments of the report of the Warren Commission. This is scanned from a photocopy, but the Museum holds the original.
Topics: Kennedy John F.(John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963 Assassination, Pierre Finck, ballistics
Includes numbers Surgical Section (later named the Pathological Section) numbers 1014-6241. No date.
Topics: surgical, Army Medical Museum, catalog, logbook
Berthold Adolf Benecke (1843-1886) earned his medical degree from the University of Königsberg in 1866, where he subsequently became Instructor and Prosector in Anatomy. He worked as a military doctor in the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 and resumed his prior position at the Anatomic Institute from 1872-1877, before becoming Professor and Chair of Topographical Anatomy. He published several studies in embryology. These two small volumes contain photomicrographs with brief, mostly illegible,...
Topics: Berthold Adolf Benecke, Anatomic Institute, Topographical Anatomy, Embryology, Photomicrograph
This collection includes material on joint prosthetics donated by Dr. Clare Rimnac of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Materials include two radiographs, reprints, advertisements, and conference proceedings. See also related objects in Historical Collections.
Topics: Clare Rimnac, Hospital for Special Surgery, Joint Prosthetics
Prepared under the direction of Joseph K. Barnes, Surgeon General, United States Army, by Joseph Janvier Woodward, Surgeon, United States Army.
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Medical care, United...
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Anatomical Section (non-pathological anatomical specimens) from 1869-1875. Includes Anatomical Section numbers 535-1234.
Topics: catalog, logbook, anatomical, anatomical specimen, Army Medical Museum, osteology
History of patients whose cases have been illustrated at the Army Medical Museum. For checklist of plates, see page 231. No date.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, medical illustration
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by Army School of Nursing, Class of 1931
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Written by the students of The Army School of Nursing's class of 1931. This is the Annual (Yearbook) from Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, DC.
Topics: Walter Reed General Hospital, Nursing, Yearbooks, Annuals, Nurses, military medicine, nursing...
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC
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The Army Medical Museum's section of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology's 1995 annual report.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Army Medical Museum, reports, annual reports
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC
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The Army Medical Museum's section of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology's 1996 annual report.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Army Medical Museum, reports, annual reports
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Dr. Bruce D. Ragsdale, and Arnold R. Josselson
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Ballistics experiments conducted by shooting bones embedded in gelatin blocks, done at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology by Dr. Bruce D. Ragsdale, M.D., Orthopedic Pathology Department, AFIP & Arnold R. Josselson, LTC, USAF, MC, Forensic Sciences Department, AFIP. Film is circa 1970.
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Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, firearms, ballistics, Civil War
"Based on observations made on draft recruits, 1917-1918, and on veterans at demobilization, 1919." Written by Charles B. Davenport, Carnegie Institution of Washington (Formerly Major S.C., U.S.A.) and Albert G. Love, Major, M.C., U.S.A. Published by the Government Printing Office. Fifteenth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Comparative Anatomy Section (veterinary specimens), with accompanying letters of transmittal. 1870s.
Topics: veterinary, catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, correspondence, veterinary
Catalog or logbook of the History of Specimens and Inventory of Specimen Preparation at the Army Medical Museum, 1863-1864? In some cases the method of preparation of the specimens is noted (wet, wood, etc.).
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Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, anatomical specimens, pathological specimens, pathology,...
Twelfth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
Written by Col. William N. Bispham, M.C. Published by the Government Printing Office. Seventh of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
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by Edward A. Olson Company, Ashland, Massachusetts
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A booklet describing the Kolff-Brigham artificial kidney: technical information, its parts, and a list of specifications.
Topics: hemodialysis, dialysis, artificial kidney, medical equipment, hemodialyser, kidney failure
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC
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The Army Medical Museum's section of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology's 2003 annual report.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Army Medical Museum, reports, annual reports
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by Horace C. Gillette, 1801-1878
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A handwritten "receipt" (recipe) book from the late 19th century, of mostly pharmaceutical remedies, including those for asthma, cough, gangrene, "the itch," cholera, and bilious colic, but also for lucifer matches and liquid blacking.
Topics: pharmaceuticals, handmade books, recipe books, home remedies, cbk
This is an artificial collection comprised of over 4,000 photographs sent to the Museum by various donors. It includes almost 700 Civil War photographs showing wounded soldiers, ambulances, and hospitals. Also includes images of Western forts and Native American conflicts such as the massacre at Wounded Knee; the Pan-American Exhibition in 1903; medicine in the Philippines and Puerto Rico; the First Balkan War; results of surgery; pathological conditions; normal anatomy; prosthetics;...
Topics: Army Medical Museum, Photographs, Civil War, Ambulances, Hospitals, Native American, Pan-American...
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Anatomical Section (non-pathological anatomical specimens) from 1867-1869. Includes Anatomical Section numbers (AS) 1-534.
Topics: catalog, logbook, specimens, anatomical specimens, Army Medical Museum, osteology
Bibliography of articles related to wounds and/or surgeries of the upper body, arranged first by body area (scapula, clavicle, shoulder, etc.) then alphabetically by author or journal name. Ca. 1850s-1870s. Compiled at the Army Medical Museum.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, bibliography, surgery, wounds
Catalog or index listing contributors of cholera cases, listed alphabetically, with date sent and sender's address. Dates from 1867-1868.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, cholera, catalog, J.J. Woodward
Catalogue or logbook of microscopic preparations at the Army Medical Museum, added after the printed catalogue was issued. Includes numbers 2121-4472. No date.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, catalog, logbook, microscope slides
The collection includes the papers of Frank B. Queen, covering primarily his work with penicillin research at Bushnell Hospital during World War II and cancer research and public education after the war. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, texts from dozens of public talks, an AFIP bound volume of reprints, news clippings, research materials, teaching materials, and photographs. Also includes a caricature of Queen and various portraits.
Topics: Frank B. Queen, Bushnell Hospital, World War II, Penicillin, Cancer Research, Cancer Education
Eleanor T. Velenovsky was a Red Cross instructor during World War II. The collection includes teaching notes, newspaper clippings, exams, Red Cross manuals, and civil defense pamphlets.
Topics: Eleanor T. Velenovsky, Red Cross, World War II, Manuals, Civil Defense
The World War Reconstruction Aides Association (WWRAA) was an organization of nurses who pioneered in the physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) fields in World War 1. In June 1920, a group of PT and OT aides began by forming the Organization of Fort Sheridan Military Reconstruction Aides, in order âto augment friendships and interests developed during the period of serviceâ and âto effect as soon as possible a national organization.â By December 1920, the organization had been...
Topics: World War Reconstruction Aides Association, WWRAA, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, World...
The collection contains materials donated separately to the Army Medical Museum by both Estelle M. Angier and Anna Lena Frances Hitchcock, which were combined due to their similar scope: documents, photographs and correspondence related to the World War Reconstruction Aides. Additional WWRAA material can be found in OHA 371: World War Reconstruction Aides Association Manuscript Collection, which also includes the blank charter mentioned in the Angier material.
Topics: World War Reconstruction Aides, Estelle M. Angier, Anna Lena Frances Hitchcock, Nursing, Physical...
Topics: Army Medical Museum, pathology, exhibits, Washington, DC, Civil War, military medicine
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Coal Mines Administration, US Department of the Interior
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(Report of the Coal Mines Administration, 1947), well-illustrated with photographs of life in coal towns.
Topics: Coal Mines Administration, public health, industrial medicine, West Virginia, Pennsylvania,...
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by Clinical Film Libraries
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A catalog of motion pictures of Medical and Surgical subjects designed for education.
Topics: motion pictures, movies, films, medical, surgical, educational
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Anatomical Section (non-pathological anatomical specimens), of crania. No date. Listed in numerical order with the Anatomical Section number assigned.
Topics: catalog, crania, Army Medical Museum, anatomical, anatomical specimens, catalog, logbook
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Surgical/Pathological Section I (items related to surgical operations), including SS #s 7190-7447, dating from 1881-1884.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, surgical specimens
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC
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The Army Medical Museum's section of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology's 1993 annual report.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Army Medical Museum, reports, annual reports
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC
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Excerpts from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology's (AFIP) annual reports, from the years 1947-1991, pertaining to the Army Medical Museum.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Army Medical Museum, reports, annual reports
Catalog or logbook of microscopes and microtomes at the Army Medical Museum, arranged alphabetically by instrument name. No date.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, microscopes, microtomes, laboratory instruments
These materials constitute an artificial collection of yearbooks, scrapbooks, photo albums, annual reports, and logbooks from the following hospitals: Oak Knoll Naval Hospital (Oakland, California), Great Lakes Naval Hospital, Fleet Hospital 103 (Guam), San Diego U.S. Naval Hospital, Tripler General Hospital, Mayo General Hospital, 141st General Hospital; the hospital ship U.S.S. Sanctuary; naval hospitals in 1948-1949; World War II general hospitals; and the Third Field Hospital in Saigon.
Topics: Military Hospitals, Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, Great Lakes Naval Hospital, Fleet Hospital, San Diego...
Mary Jane Torp was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota on December 31, 1922. She was the second daughter of Klemet Olesen and Anne Sutherland (Guthrie) Torp. She was the recipient of a B.S. in Ed. from Northern State T. C. in Aberdeen (1944), Physical Therapy certificate from O'Reilly General Hospital in Springfield, MO (1946) and Masters in Personnel Services from the University of Colorado (1958). Enlisting in the U.S. Army WAC's in 1944, she was commissioned a 2nd Lt. in 1946 and advanced through...
Topics: Mary Jane Torp, Physical Therapy, U.S. Army WACS, Women's Medical Specialist Corps, Traumatic Head...
This collection combines the professional records of Dr. Gunter F. Bahr, chairman of AFIP's Department of Cellular Pathology, with additional records from the Electron Microscopy Society of America (EMSA) and also details Bahr's role in obtaining microscopes for the Museum. The collection includes correspondence; photographs; manuals; journals such as Norelco Reporter, Scientific Instrument News, and the Microscopy Society of Canada Bulletin; the EMSA bulletin; meeting proceedings; pamphlets...
Topics: Gunter F. Bahr, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Electron Microscopy Society of America,...
Donald Gene Wright was born in Springfield, MO on February 3, 1929, to Leonard Emmet âTedâ Wright and Lelia Mae Wallace Wright. In 1950, he married Wanda Lynn Payton, and the following year graduated Drury College in Springfield with a B.S. in Chemistry. He subsequently joined the Air Force, where he became a medical technician and pilot, logging over 3,300 hours of B-52 time from 1958-1965. He went on to earn his M.D. from The University of Missouri in Columbia in 1969, and finished his...
Topics: Donald Gene Wright, Forensic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Suicide, Aircraft...
Catalog or logbook of medals at the Army Medical Museum. "On May 26, 1885, there were purchased of Dr. W.R. Lee, of Washington DC, two-hundred and ninety-three medals, then known as the "Lee" collection of Medical Medals. This collection was the nucleus of the "Museum" Collection." This logbook has no descriptive information, only sequential numbers and the drawer locations assigned. No date other than that noted above.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, medals, honoraria, W.R. Lee, medical medals
Index of patients and contributors of cases of hip amputations. Patients listed by name and regiment. These are loose pages that accompany the bound book uploaded under the same title. Dates from 1867.
Topics: catalog, index, amputations, George Otis, G.A. Otis, Army Medical Museum
Catalog or logbook of illustrations used in the publications of the Surgeon General's Office, 1865-1893.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, illustrations
Dr. Norman M. Rich donated the Dr. Norman Rich Papers (MSS015) to the USU Archives between 2006 and 2013. He continues to donate records to the collection on an ongoing basis. Due to related holdings here at the NMHM, Dr. Rich agreed to transfer a portion of these records, which constitute the bulk of the collection in OHA 288.9. Included in this collection are the operation and clinical files from the 2nd Surgical Hospital, including 2nd Surgical Hospital APO 96490 Discharge Summaries and...
Topics: Norman M. Rich, Vietnam, 2nd Surgical Hospital, Wound Ballistics
Reports of autopsies done by Capt. Wayne W. Bissell at the 1st Evacuation Hospital, France, in 1917 and 1918. Includes diagrams and some photographs.
Topics: Wayne W. Bissell, Autopsy, 1st Evacuation Hospital, France, World War I
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC
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The Army Medical Museum's section of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology's 1997 annual report.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Army Medical Museum, reports, annual reports
A guide "designed to minimize the amount of radiation to which persons are exposed during the use of fluoroscopic shoe fitting devices."
Topics: fluoroscopy, irradiation, radiation, roentgen rays, x-rays, shoe fitting, public health, Committee...
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Anatomical Section (non-pathological anatomical specimens) from 1879-1888. Includes Anatomical Section numbers 1955-2840.
Topics: anatomical, anatomical specimens, Army Medical Museum, catalog, logbook
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by Army School of Nursing, Class of 1930
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Written by the students of The Army School of Nursing's class of 1930. This is the Annual (Yearbook) from Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, DC.
Topics: Walter Reed General Hospital, Nursing, Yearbooks, Annuals, Nurses, military medicine, nursing...
Brigadier General Frederick Fuller Russell (1870, Auburn, New York, USA â December 29, 1960) was a U.S. Army physician who developed a typhoid vaccine in 1909. In 1911, a typhoid vaccination program was carried out to have the entire U.S. Army immunized. The 1911 measure eliminated typhoid as a significant cause of morbidity and mortality among U.S. military personnel. From a morbidity of 173 cases in 1910, Russell was able to reduce the total to nine cases in 1912 with only one death. During...
Topics: Frederick Fuller Russell, U.S. Army Physician, Typhoid Vaccine, Chlorinator, Gaseous Chlorine
This collection contains nineteenth-century pathological photomicrographs made at or donated to the Museum. Many are bound in volumes. Many were taken by Joseph J. Woodward (head of the Museumâs Medical and Microscopic Sections, see Woodward Collection), or were completed under his supervision. Woodward, with the assistance of Assistant Surgeon Dr. Edward Curtis, did pioneer work in the photographing of objects visible only under the microscope, using an apparatus largely of their own...
Topics: Army Medical Museum, Joseph J. Woodward, Edward Curtis, Microscope, Surgeon General, Medical and...
Eleventh of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1. Includes: "Empyema" by Lieut. Col. Edward K. Dunham, M.C. "Ophthalmology (American Expeditionary Forces) by Col. Allan Greenwood, M.O.R.C. "Maxillofacial Surgery" by Lieut. col. Robert H. Ivy, M.O.R.C. and Major Joseph D. Eby, D.O.R.C. "Otolaryngology (United States)" by Lieut. Col. S.J. Morris, M.C. "Ophthalmology (United States) by Brig. Gen. George E. De Schweinitz,...
Topics: ophthalmology, otolaryngology, military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon...