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United States Department of the Army Office of the Surgeon General

Overview
Works: 333 works in 471 publications in 1 language and 27,489 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Records (Documents)  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: D807.U6, 940.547573
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Most widely held works by United States
Blood program in World War II by Douglas B Kendrick( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical aspects of chemical warfare( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reflecting the critical threat posed by chemical warfare and terrorism, the Borden Institute has released 'Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare', the latest volume in the 'Textbooks of Military Medicine' series. A year after the publication of 'Medical Aspects of Biological Warfare' in December 2007, this book completes the update of Borden's 1997 'Medical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Warfare'. Since then, an increasing 'concern for the United States and its allies is that an ever-growing number of terrorist organizations will employ chemical warfare agents in an attack on military forces or civilians. As a result, efforts to prepare for such an attack have expanded and are now supported by the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Homeland Security, as well as the Department of Defense, ' according to Major General George Weightman, Commander of the US Army Medical Research and Material Command. 'Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare' is a comprehensive source of the information available on chemical agents, including detailed explanations of chemical detectors and protection equipment, methods of diagnosis, decontamination techniques, established and emerging countermeasures and therapy techniques, and response planning, as well as the history of chemical warfare and casualty management. This book will increase the level of preparedness and response capability of military and civilian practitioners responsible for chemical casualty care. Lieutenant General Eric B. Schoomaker, Surgeon General of the US Army, calls the text 'strongly recommended reading for all military medical personel. ... Many civilian medical professionals will also find this textbook to be a valuable reference as their hospitals prepare for the possibility of treating casualties of an accidental or deliberate exposure.' Written by a team of both military and civilian experts led by the US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense at Aberdeen, Maryland, the book includes cutting-edge science that has emerged since the first edition to significantly expand diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. The book will provide the medical force with the latest information to help them understand and identify the chemical threat; to plan for response; to protect soldiers, the public, and responders; and to deliver the highest quality of casualty care."--The publisher
Preventive medicine in World War II by United States( Book )

in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq : a series of cases, 2003-2007( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prologue. Trauma system development and medical evacuation in the combat theater -- Acute resuscitation and critical care -- Face, neck, and eye trauma -- Head and spine trauma -- Thoracic trauma -- Abdominopelvic trauma -- Soft-tissue trauma and burns -- Orthopaedic trauma -- Vascular trauma -- Special scenarios
Physical standards in World War II by William B Foster( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical supply in World War II by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disruption of the national economy and the delay in delivery of military supplies which developed during World War I convinced Congress of the wisdom of industrial preparedness. The National Defense Act of 1920 charged the Assistant Secretary of War with the 'supervision of the procurement of all military supplies and other business of the War Department pertaining thereto and the assurance of adequate provision for the mobilization of materiel and industrial organizations essential to war-time needs.' The italicized phrase conveyed authority for the far-reaching procurement planning program which began in 1920 and continued until our entrance into World War II
Radiology in World War II by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personnel in World War II by John H McMinn( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical consequences of nuclear warfare( )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neurosurgery( Book )

in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United States Army veterinary service in World War II by Everett B Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ophthalmology and otolaryngology by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orthopedic surgery in the Zone of Interior by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of dentistry in the US Army to World War II by John M Hyson( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold injury, ground type by Tom F Whayne( Book )

4 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A record of the history of cold injury, ground type, in World War II, a summary of what was learned and formulation of a program for its prevention and control. Covers frostbite and trenchfoot encountered by military personnel
The physiologic effects of wounds by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United States Army Dental Service in World War II by George F Jeffcott( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dentistry, during the pioneer days of the profession in the United States, had no military status; and there exist only a few unofficial references to dental treatment in the accounts of the first wars in which the country was engaged. A notable exception, however, was the dental treatment accomplished for General George Washington, who experienced dental difficulties during the time he served as Commander in Chief of the Colonial Army and later during his terms as President. Records reveal that Washington had several dentures made by civilian dentists and that he was very much pleased with his dental service. Almost one hundred years passed after the Revolutionary War before there was any official Army recognition of dentistry or legislative action to initiate the organization of an Army Dental Corps. During these hundred years the profession continued to develop and to broaden its scope. The first organized effort to secure dentists for an army was the conscription of these to serve in the Confederate Army in 1864.2 The soldiers of the Confederate armies could not pay for dental freatment in the depreciated currency of the Confederacy since the fee for one gold filling was more than 6 months' pay of a private. Consequently, the Confederate States Congress passed a law for the conscription of dentists who were to have the rank, pay, and allowances to which their position in the Army entitled them, and in addition extra duty pay for extraordinary skill as allowed by The Surgeon General. The rank and pay offered the Confederate dental officers is not recorded. pg 8. JMD
Orthopedic surgery in the European theater of operations by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical training in World War II by Robert J Parks( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoracic surgery( Book )

in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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War surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq : a series of cases, 2003-2007
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War surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq : a series of cases, 2003-2007A history of dentistry in the US Army to World War II
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Army Medical Department (1968- )

controlled identityUnited States. Army Medical Service

controlled identityUnited States. Department of the Army

controlled identityUnited States. Surgeon-General's Office

États-Unis. Army Medical Dept. Office of the Surgeon General

États-Unis. Office of the Surgeon General

États-Unis. Surgeon General (Army)

United States. Army Medical Command. Office of the Surgeon General

United States. Army Medical Department (1968- ). Office of the Surgeon General

United States. Army Medical Dept. Office of the Surgeon General

United States. Army Medical Service. Office of the Surgeon General

United States. Dept. of the Army. Office of the Surgeon General

United States. Surgeon General (Army)

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English (75)