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HISTORY OF THE OFFICE OF MEDICAL HISTORY

AMEDD BIOGRAPHIES

AMEDD CORPS HISTORY

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HISTORICAL ART WORK & IMAGES

MEDICAL MEMOIRS

AMEDD MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS

ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORIES

THE SURGEONS GENERAL

ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE SURGEON GENERAL

AMEDD UNIT PATCHES AND LINEAGE

THE AMEDD HISTORIAN NEWSLETTER

Contents

Table of Contents

Contents

FRONT MATTER

FOREWORD

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Chapter

I.     The Army Medical Department Before World War I

II.    Early Development of Medical Records in the Army

III.   The Medical Records Section, World War I

IV.   Development and Description of Electrical Accounting Machines

V.    Medical Records and Statistics in World War I

VI.   Special Statistical Studies in World War I

VII.  Other Statistical Studies in World War I

VIII. Medical Records and Statistics After World War I

IX.   Tabulating Procedures, 1932-57

X.    Statistical Reports and Projects, 1932-57

XI.   Liaison Activities

XII.  Summary

Illustrations

Figure

1. Pantotype punch
2. Card used in the Surgeon General's Office, 1889
3. The Hollerith tabulating system
4. Diagram for combination counting
5. Hollerith integrating machine
6. Sick and Wounded Report (Form 52) used in AEF
7. Sick and Wounded Report (Form 52) used in United States
8. Diagnosis tag used by AEF
9. Field Medical Card used by AEF (front)
10. Field Medical Card used by AEF (back)
11. Envelope for Field Medical Card used by AEF
12. Punchcard record
13. Punchcard record
14. Punchcard record
15. Key punch for Hollerith cards
16. Sorting machine
17. Tabulating machine
18. Summary card
19. Daily Report of Casualties and Changes (Form No. 22)
        Daily Report of Casualties and Changes (Form No. 22) (continued)
20. Comparative stature and other measurements of soldiers at demobilization, World War I
21. Statistical Report, Form 86a, 1921
        Statistical Report, Form 86a, 1921 (continued)
        Statistical Report, Form 86a, 1921 (continued)
22. Statistical Report, Form 86a, 1926
        Statistical Report, Form 86a, 1926 (continued)
        Statistical Report, Form 86a, 1926 (continued)
23. Statistical Report, Form 86a, 1927
        Statistical Report, Form 86a, 1927 (continued)
        Statistical Report, Form 86a, 1927 (continued)
24. Statistical Report, Form 86b, 1926
        Statistical Report, Form 86b, 1926 (continued)
        Statistical Report, Form 86b, 1926 (continued)
25. Statistical Report, Form 86c, 1922
        Statistical Report, Form 86c, 1922 (continued)
        Statistical Report, Form 86c, 1922 (continued)
26. Statistical Report, Form 86ab, 1933
        Statistical Report, Form 86ab, 1933 (continued)
        Statistical Report, Form 86ab, 1933 (continued)
27. Statistical Report, Form 86ab, 1940
        Statistical Report, Form 86ab, 1940 (continued)
28. Statistical Health Report, Form No. 86ab, 1943
        Statistical Health Report, Form No. 86ab, 1943 (continued)
29. Statistical Health Report, Form No. 86ab, 1944
        Statistical Health Report, Form No. 86ab, 1944 (continued)
30. Statistical Health Report, Form 8-122, 1945
        Statistical Health Report, Form 8-122, 1945 (continued)
31. Morbidity Report (DD Form 442)
        Morbidity Report (DD Form 442) (continued)
32. Beds and Patients Report (DD Form 443)
        32. Beds and Patients Report (DD Form 443) (continued)
33. Outpatient Report (DD Form 444)
34. Clinical Record Cover Sheet (DD Form 481)
35. Emergency Medical Tag, Form No. 8-26, 1944
        Emergency Medical Tag, Form No. 8-26, 1944 (continued)
36. Report Sheet of Sick and Wounded, Form No. 8-23, 1944
        Report Sheet of Sick and Wounded, Form No. 8-23, 1944 (continued)