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Interim Report of the Inter-Departmental Committee on the Rehabilitation of Persons Injured by Accidents

JAMA. 1937;109(23):1933. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780490071039.
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It is a peculiarity of the English compensation legislation that it provides only for cash indemnities and not for medical care. The result of this has been to throw most of the medical care into the voluntary and governmental hospitals. "In the course of 1935, the numbers of new fracture cases treated in the voluntary hospitals which supplied figures were 132,702 treated as outpatients only and 45,478 as inpatients, or about 75 and 25 per cent respectively of the total number treated; the numbers treated in the municipal hospitals were 9,372 as outpatients only and 14,180 as inpatients." Not all these were industrial cases, but a large percentage of them were. As a result of this situation, the Inter-Departmental Committee prepared "a scheme for the organization of fracture clinics, on the basis of the general principles recommended in the British Medical Association's Report." Since the surgeons in the voluntary and

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