Medicine: Flying Doctors

Twenty-five expert U. S. physicians and surgeons journeyed last week from their homes to attend the impending convention of the Pan-American Medical Association at Panama City. Simultaneously five others, assembled at Miami, did something unusual, eminently practical. They loaded surgical equipment into two Pan American Airways' planes, started a 6,808-mi. tour of Caribbean countries, as the first "Flying Clinic." Their work will be to demonstrate latest U. S. surgical and medical practices to Latin American doctors who are unable to attend the Panama convention.


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