Medicine: Brain Wounds

The death rate from brain wounds, which in World War I was lowered by Dr. Harvey Gushing from 60% to 28%, may be far lower in World War II. So predicted young Neurosurgeon Ralph Bingham Cloward, who saved the lives and wits of "a large number" of sailors and soldiers in Honolulu Dec. 7. Last fortnight, in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Dr. Cloward told how he treated brain injuries at Pearl Harbor, making use of surgeons' reports of similar injuries in British, German, French, Chinese battles.

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