publication . Article . Other literature type . 1869

THE INDIAN MEDICAL SERVICE.

T. C. Allbutt; H. Marsh; D. J. Cunningham; R. F. C. Leith; R. M. Murray; R. Stockman;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1869
Abstract
To the Editor:: —In your editorial "Health of the American Indian" (March 15, 1913, p. 832), you state that "the Indian medical service... is totally unable in its present status to cope with existing conditions successfully." It may interest you to know what is the present status of the individual physician. He is directly subject to the superintendent, a layman who may or may not agree with his recommendations concerning sanitary measures. It is the superintendant who renders the department a report on the physician's "efficiency." The physician in the Indian service is a "health officer" who in most instances is not furnished with a microscope, stains, etc., ...
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 1869

THE INDIAN MEDICAL SERVICE.

T. C. Allbutt; H. Marsh; D. J. Cunningham; R. F. C. Leith; R. M. Murray; R. Stockman;