Volume III - Special Problems and Services (1st edition, 1943

Accession Number RCDIG1069847
Parent Collection ID RCDIG1069748
Collection type Digitised Collection
Title Volume III - Special Problems and Services (1st edition, 1943
Object types Book
Maker Butler, Arthur Graham
Copyright provision Copy provided for personal non-commercial use, permission from copyright holder must be sought for commercial use

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 191418.SECTION I discusses the technical problems of chemical warfare, moral and mental disorders, venereal disease, the influenza pandemic of 191819 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.

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