0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

VENEREAL DISEASES AND NATIONAL DEFENSE

JOSEPH EARLE MOORE, M.D.
JAMA. 1941;117(4):255-258. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.72820300003005a.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Venereal disease has been the concern of the United States Army and Navy at least since 1778. In this year Congress provided that any officer should be fined $10 and any enlisted man $4 who should be admitted to a hospital with such a disease. Aside from the purely medical measures of treatment of infected personnel, various other control steps have since been taken, including (1) a continuation of the policy of punishment for infection, differing in severity from time to time but still including (by acts of Congress, 1912 and 1914 and 107th Article of War) loss of pay and loss of time for disease acquired "as a result of misconduct,"1 (2) periodic physical inspection of personnel (1899), (3) the provision of recreational facilities (1909), (4) chemical prophylaxis (1909) and later mechanical prophylaxis, (5) educational measures (1909), (6) official recognition of responsibility of unit commanders for high venereal

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
/>
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();