Medicine: Papers on Papua

In a thatched bamboo hut on Papua recently the Allied Papuan Medical Society held its fifth monthly meeting. The assembled U.S., British and Australian doctors listened to learned papers by some of their company on "Aviation Medicine in Combat," "Moral Fiber," "Fear," "The Fighter Pilot" and "Medical Air Service." There were exhibits on aviation medicine and the life cycle of local malaria-bearing mosquitoes, including a tank of live fish in the act of eating mosquito larvae. The doctors, said the report to the A.M.A. Journal, saw "a complete display of Japanese surgical instruments and appliances with many of their drugs and...

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