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Butler, Arthur Graham
First World War, 1914-1918
Volume III – Special Problems and Services (1st edition, 1943)
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With this volume Colonel Butler completes the task assigned him in writing the History of Medical Services of the Australian Army in the War of 1914-18.
SECTION I discusses the technical problems of chemical warfare, moral and mental disorders, venereal disease, the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 and the surgery of repair and rehabilitation.
SECTION II is devoted to the medical services of the naval and the newly created air services.
SECTION III describes dental service, nursing and physical therapy.
SECTION IV continues the story of the invalid soldier, his return home, the medical problems of sea transporation, the reexamination and the technical problem of pensioning.
SECTION V furnishes statistics on the total casualties sustained by all the belligerents. A special feature of this section is a detailed clinical analysis of the figures of mortality and morbidity comprising the life history of the Australian Imperial Force.
- Preface, Contents, List of illustrations, and Abbreviations (pages i - xx )
- Introduction (pages 1 - 4 )
- SECTION I – Some Technical Problems
- SECTION II – The Naval and Air Services
- SECTION III – The Technical Specialties
- SECTION IV – The Aftermath of War
- SECTION V
- Appendix 1 – Past History of Chemical Warfare: The Hague Conventions (pages 1002 - 1005 )
- Appendix 2 – Report by the Registrar, No. 2 AAH, Southall, to the DMS AIF, on prosthesis in the Upper Limb (pages 1006 - 1007 )
- Appendix 3 – An Australian's Experience in the RAMC (pages 1008 - 1011 )
- Appendix 4 – Observations by Colonel H C Maudsley, September 1919 on members of the AIF boarded by him in England during the years 1916–19 (pages 1012 - 1016 )
- Appendix 5 – The French system of invaliding in wartime (pages 1017 - 1017 )
- Appendix 6 – The scale of rations to Birtish and Dominion Troops in France (pages 1018 - 1019 )
- Appendix 7 – Officers, NCO's and Men of the Australian Army Medical Services who lost their lives in the First World War (pages 1020 - 1043 )
- Appendix 8 – Honours awarded to members of the Australian Army Medical Services (pages 1044 - 1048 )
- Index (pages 1049 - 1103 )