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Medical Science Publication No. 4, Volume I

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RECENT ADVANCES
IN
MEDICINE AND SURGERY (19-30 APRIL 1954)

BASED ON PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL
EXPERIENCES IN JAPAN AND KOREA
1950-1953

VOLUME I

U. S. ARMY MEDICAL SERVICE GRADUATE SCHOOL
WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
WASHINGTON, D. C.


WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
MAJOR GENERAL LEONARD D. HEATON, MC
Commanding

ARMY MEDICAL SERVICE GRADUATE SCHOOL
COLONEL WILLIAM S. STONE, MC
Commandant

MEDICAL DIVISION
LIEUTENANT COLONEL FRANK L. BAUER, MC
Director

MEDICAL SCIENCE PUBLICATION No. 4


CONTENTS

Volume I

Preface

Participants

Monday Morning Session
19 April 1954
RUSSELL SCOTT, JR., M. D., Moderator

Some General Considerations of Homeostatic and Adaptive Mechanisms to Stress in Effect Prior to Wounding - Stanley H. Eldred, M. D.

Fatigue and Metabolic Deficit - John M. Howard, M. D.

A Study of Combat Stress in Korea, 1952: Physiologic and Biochemical - Fred Elmadjian, Ph. D. and Stanley W. Davis, Ph. D.

Care of the Battle Casualty in Advance of the Aid Station - Russell Scott, Jr., M. D.

Emergency Treatment and Resuscitation at the Battalion Level - Major Meredith Mallory, Jr., MC

Monday Afternoon Session
19 April 1954
JOHN M. HOWARD, M. D., Moderator

Professional Considerations of Patient Evacuation - Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Lindsey, MC

Triage in the Korean Conflict - John M. Howard, M. D.

Resuscitation - Major Curtis P. Artz, MC, Captain Yoshio Sako, and Captain Alvin W. Bronwell, MC

Discussion of Papers on Preoperative Treatment of Battle Casualties - Lieutenant Colonel Carl W. Hughes, MC

Anesthesia for Combat Casualties on the Basis of Experience in Korea - Robert D. Dripps, M. D.

Tuesday Morning Session
20 April 1954
COLONEL WILLIAM S. STONE, MC, Moderator

The X-ray Service in an Army Area Surgical Hospital - Colonel Harry L. Berman, MC

Operation of Blood Bank Systems - Colonel Douglas B. Kendrick, MC

Experience with Procurement, Storage and Distribution of Blood from Local Sources in the Early Days of the Korean War - Colonel Robert L. Hullinghorst, MC

Studies of Blood Volume and Transfusion Therapy in the Korean Battle Casualty - Captain Theodore C. Prentice, MC, First Lieutenant John M. Olney, Jr., MC, Major Curtis P. Artz, MC, and Captain John M. Howard, MC

The Safety of Blood Transfusion in the Treatment of Mass Casualties - Lieutenant Colonel William H. Crosby, MC

Massive Transfusions, Blood Derivatives and Plasma Expanders - Major Curtis P. Artz, MC

Tuesday Afternoon Session
20 April 1954
MAJOR CURTIS P. ARTZ, MC, Moderator

Medical Aspects of Body Armor in Korea - Robert H. Holmes, M. D., William F. Enos, Jr., M. D., and Captain James C. Beyer, MC

Experimental Wound Ballistics - Captain Edward A. Ochsner, Jr., MC

Preoperative and Postoperative Care of Battle Casualties - Major Curtis P. Artz, MC, Captain Alvin W. Bronwell, MC, and Captain Yoshio Sako, MC

Discussion on Consultants and Organization of Surgical Service - Major Curtis P. Artz, MC

Wednesday Morning Session
21 April 1954
MAJOR WILLIAM H. MERONEY, MC, Moderator

Hemorrhage - Lieutenant Colonel Carl W. Hughes, MC

Shock - John M. Howard, M. D.

Débridement - Captain Alvin W. Bronwell, MC, Major Curtis P. Artz, MC, and Captain Yoshio Sako, MC

Oliguria - Major William H. Meroney, MC

Wound Healing in Patients with Severe Battle Wounds and Renal Dysfunction - Stanley M. Levenson, M. D.

Wednesday Afternoon Session
21 April 1954
LIEUTENANT COLONEL EDWIN J. PULASKI, MC, Moderator

The Bacterial Flora of Wounds in the Korean War - Lieutenant Colonel Robert B. Lindberg, MSC

The Effect of Severe Battle Injury and of Post-traumatic Renal Failure on Resistance to Infection - Major Henry H. Balch, Jr., MC

The Occurrence of Infection in Korean War Battle Casualties During May-June 1953 (Report on Korean Tour) - William A. Altemeier, M. D., and Lieutenant Colonel Edwin J. Pulaski, MC

Thermal Burns - Lieutenant Colonel Edwin J. Pulaski, MC

Thursday Morning Session
22 April 1954
LIEUTENANT COLONEL GEORGE J. HAYES, MC, Moderator

A Review of Postmortem Examinations in Combat Casualties - First Lieutenant Joseph G. Strawitz, MC

Problems of Wound Treatment during the Early Phases of the Korean War - Colonel Joseph P. Russell, MC

Specific Considerations in Primary Surgery of the Extremities - Colonel John M. Salyer, MC, and Captain John Esslinger, MC

Discussion - Colonel August W. Spittler, MC

Specific Considerations in Primary Surgery of Nervous System - Lieutenant Colonel George J. Hayes, MC

Thursday Afternoon Session
22 April 1954
COLONEL JOHN M. SALYER, MC, Moderator

An Analysis of 2,811 Chest Casualties of the Korean Conflict - Major A. R. Valle, MC

Abdominal and Thoraco-abdominal Wounds - Captain Alvin W. Bronwell, MC, Major Curtis P. Artz, MC, and Captain Yoshio Sako, MC

Friday Morning Session
23 April 1954
LIEUTENANT COLONEL CARL W. HUGHES, MC, Moderator

Surgical Considerations in the Treatment of War Wounds of the Rectum and Rectosigmoid Colon - Lieutenant Colonel H. Haskell Ziperman, MC

Primary Surgery of Blood Vessels in Korea - Lieutenant Colonel Carl W. Hughes, MC

An Analysis of Follow-up Studies on 115 Acute Vascular Repairs - Major Edward J. Jahnke, Jr., MC

The Early Management of Genitourinary War Wounds - Colonel Jack W. Schwartz, MC

Practical Considerations in the Treatment of Eye Casualties - Major John E. Edwards, MC

Discussion - Colonel John H. King, Jr., MC

Friday Afternoon Session
23 April 1954
COLONEL BERNARD N. SODERBERG, MC, Moderator

Plastic Surgery Repairs in Korean Casualties - Colonel Bernard N. Soderberg, MC

Maxillofacial Injuries - Lieutenant Colonel James E. Chipps, DC

Reparative Surgery (Seondary Surgery) in the Korean Campaign - Colonel Frank E. Hagman, MC