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Medical Department, United States Army

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE IN WORLD WAR II

Volume III

PERSONAL HEALTH
MEASURES
AND IMMUNIZATION

Editor in Chief
Colonel John Boyd Coates, Jr., MC

Editor for Preventive Medicine
Ebbe Curtis Hoff, Ph.D., M.D.

Assistant Editor
Phebe M. Hoff, M.A.

OFFICE OF THE SURGEON GENERAL
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
WASHINGTON, D.C., 1955


Contents

FOREWORD
PREFACE
INTRODUCTION

Chapter

I. MANPOWER SELECTION AND THE PREVENTIVE MEDICINE PROGRAM
II. PERSONAL HYGIENE
III. CLOTHING
IV. NUTRITION
V. MALNUTRITION AND DEFICIENCY DISEASES
VI. PREVENTIVE PSYCHIATRY
VII. ACCIDENTAL TRAUMA
VIII. THE ARMY IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM

Appendixes

A. ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION
B. ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR CHOLERA VACCINATION
C. ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR TYPHUS VACCINATION
D. ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR IMMUNIZATION OF OVERSEAS AREAS BY DISEASES


Prepared under the direction of
Major General George E. Armstrong
The Surgeon General, United States Army

Historical Unit

Colonel John Boyd Coates, Jr., MC, Director
Major I. H. Ahlfeld, MSC, Executive Officer
Captain J. K. Arima, MSC, Special Projects Officer
Donald O. Wagner, Ph. D., Chief, Historians Branch
Willa B. Dial, Chief, Editorial Branch
Josephine P. Kyle, Chief, Archives and Research Branch
Hazel G. Hine, Chief, Administrative Branch

Gertrude G. Johnson, Publications Editor

Advisory Editorial Board
on the
History of Preventive Medicine

Brig. Gen. James Stevens Simmons, USA (Deceased), Chairman, 1948-54
Brig. Gen. Stanhope Bayne-Jones, USA (Ret.), Chairman
John E. Gordon, M.D.
Paul F. Russell, M.D.
William A. Hardenbergh
Thomas B. Turner, M.D.
Anthony J. Lanza, M.D.
Douglass W. Walker, M.D.
Elliott S. A. Robinson, M.D.
Col. Tom F. Whayne, MC
Ebbe Curtis Hoff, Ph.D., M.D., Editorial Director (Ex Officio)
Colonel John Boyd Coates, Jr., MC (Ex Officio)