Manual for the Medical Department, United States Army. 1902

Manual for the Medical Department, United States Army. 1902

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... authenticated by the initials of the surgeon, who will place his official signature at the foot of each page. FIELD REGISTER. 198. For detached commands temporarily in the field on scouting expeditions, practice marches, or in rummer camps, the blank form of "Report of Completed Cases," sheet 2, Form No. 25, will be used as the " Field Register," the headings of the sheets being made to correspond to their extemporized use. From the entries on this Field Register the report of sick and wounded, paragraph 206, will be made; and when all the cases have been completed by transfer to the stations to which the troops of the field command are ultimately assigned, and, have been so reported on the final report of sick and wounded from the said field command, the Field Register will be forwarded to the Surgeon General--by the surgeon of the command, if he has transferred his cases by slips, or by the surgeon of the receiving station if the Field Register has been turned over to him to effect the transfer of the uncompleted cases to the permanent register of his post. (See paragraphs 191 and 192.) 199. In time of war, medical officers on duty with such organizations as battalions, regiments, batteries, etc., will enter their cases in the register, and will make up their report of sick and wounded, paragraph 206, in accordance with regulations. Separate registers should be kept and reports of sick and wounded, paragraph 207, made out for regular and for volunteer troops. Transfer for treatment or better accommodation to the division, brigade, or other field hospital of the command will be regarded as completing a case on the battalion or regimental register. 200. When those who are unable to march are to be sent from the command more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236512847
  • 9781236512840