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JAMA. 1945;128(1):34-37. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860180036014.
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CONSERVATION OF X-RAY FILM  Owing to the serious shortage of x-ray film for both military and civilian purposes, the Army Medical Department is making every effort consistent with the maintenance of high professional standards to conserve it, Major Gen. Norman T. Kirk, Surgeon General of the Army, recently announced.The Army Medical Department has had a steadily increasing need for x-ray film as a result of the large number of battle casualties and the necessity of taking numerous x-ray pictures in connection with the treatment of these patients.Detailed instructions have been issued to all army medical officers to conserve film. Although a medical case history will be prepared on every man involved in the redeployment of troops following VE day, chest x-rays will not be made of all because that was done prior to shipping the men overseas. Since that time the Army has kept a critical


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