Medicine: Medical Good Neighbor

Geologists in Venezuelan jungles, vice presidents in a Manhattan skyscraper, sailors on tankers, stenographers in Buenos Aires—some 150,000 men, women & children all over the world are under the care of the medical division of Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, which has the most elaborate—and probably the biggest—industrial medical organization of any U.S. business.

Its medical personnel consists of 108 full-time doctors, 17 part-time doctors, two dentists, 123 nurses, 23 laboratory and X-ray technicians, 24 pharmacists, 32 first-aid men, 331 orderlies, nurses' aides, etc. It has 29 hospitals (1,121 beds) in Peru, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, Aruba (Dutch West Indies). It also...

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