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A. Letter of transmittal.....

B. Health of the Army. A comparative study, 1820–1917:

I. The health of the Army, now and formerly....

1. Death rates since 1820...

2. Rates of admission to sick report since 1820..

3. Rates of discharge because of disability since 1820.

4. Noneffective rates since 1870.

5. Monthly variations in the health of the Army in 1917.

II. The health of the Army analyzed....

1. The health of the army by race.

2. The health of the army in different places.

a. United States. Hawaii and the Philippine Islands

b. ('ontinental United States.....

3. The health of the Army classified by age.

4. The health of the Army classified by length of service.

5. The health of the Army classified by officers and men.

III. The causes of death ..

1. General...

2. The most important causes of death.

C. Mobilization of the Army.

I. The physical examinations at local and medical advisory boards.

II. Mobilization camps..

1. Camp Devens, Mass.

2. Camp Upton, N. Y

3. Camp Dix N. J.

4. Camp Meade. Md.

5. Camp Lee, Va...

6. Camp Taylor, Ky.

7. Camp Sherman Ohio.

8. Camp Custer, Mich.

9. ('amp Grant, III....

10. Camp Dodge, Iowa..

11. Camp Funston, Kans.

12. Camp Lewis Wash

13. Camp Jackson, S. C..

14. Camp Gordon, Ga.

15. Camp Pike. Ark.

16. Camp Travis. Tex.

17. Camp Wadsworth, S. C..

18. Camp Sevier S. C.

19. Camp Hancock, Ga.

20. Camp Wheeler, Ga..

21. Camp Sheridan, Ala.

22. Camp McClellan. Ala.

23. Camp Shelby. Miss.

24. Camp Beauregard, La.

25. Camp Doniphan, Okla.

26. Camp MacArthur, Tex.

27. Camp Logan, Tex.

28. Camp Bowie, Tex...

29. Camp ('ody. N. Mex.

30. Camp Kearney. Cal..

III. Base hospitals and special services.

D. Health of the Army by countries.

I. Officers ..

1. Admissions.

2. Deaths..

3. Noneffective rates.


D. Health of the Army by countries—Continued.

II. United States enlisted men..

1. Admissions..

2. Deaths.

3. Discharges.

4. Noneffective rates.

III. American Expeditionary Forces.

1. Admissions.

2. Deaths.

3. Discharges

4. Noneffective rates

IV. American troops serving in Philippine Islands, Hawaii, Panama,

Mexico. (hina, and on transports .

1. Admissions.

2. Deaths..

3. Discharges.

4. Noneffective rates.

y. Native troops: Porto Ricans and Philippine scouts

1. Porto Ricans....

2. Philippine scouts.

E. Special diseases in the Army.

I. Measles..

1. General

2. Measles in respect to race

3. Measles by camps..

4. Complications of measles.

5. Epidemilogical methods...

II. The pneumonias...

1. Primary lobar pneumonia..

a. General.

b. Lobar pneumonia. by state of nativity.

c. Lobar pneumonia. by camps.

2. Primary broncho-pneumonia....

3. Measles as primary to pneumonia.

III. Venereal diseases.

1. Classification..

2. Summary of statistics.

3. Critique of statistics.

4. Is venereal disease more or less frequent in the Army than in

civil life?.

5. Comparison of frequency of gonorrhea in white and in colored


6. Relative amount of venereal disease in the three armies...

7. Relative frequency of venereal diseases in rural vs. urban


8. How does the rate for gonococcus infection in the Army in

Europe compare with that in America?.

IV. Cerebrospinal meningitis.

1. Simple meningitis...

2. Epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis

3. Epidemic meningitis by camps.

V. Scarlet fever.

VI. Tuberculosis.

VII. Mumps..

VIII. Typhoid fever.

1. General .

2. Vaccination against typhoid and the paratyphoid fevers.

3. Reports from departments..

4. Hawaii..

IX. The fruits of preventative medicine.

F. Fractures and operations.

I. Simple fractures...

II. Compound fractures..

III. Comminuted fractures..

IV. Operations...





G. Activities of the Medical Department...

I. Chief Surgeon's Office. American Expeditionary Forces..

1. General remarks ..

2. Hospitalization..

3. Epidemiology...

4. Laboratory system.

5. Sanitary inspection..

6. Prevention of skin diseases and body lice..

7. Venereal diseases.....

8. Ambulance units..

9. Supplies.....

10. Medical supplies in the American Expeditionary Forces.

11. Accounting Division, Medical Supply Department..

II. Division of sanitation...

1. Introduction...

2. The work of the division of sanitation.

a. Section of inspection..

b. Section of communicable diseases.

c. Section of sanitary engineering..

d. Section of current vital statistics.

e. Section of personnel.....

3. Camps and cantonments, accommodations for enlisted men,

air space and ventilation; overcrowding and its effect upon

the transmission of disease...

4. Clothing of enlisted men.

5. Water supply, sewage disposal, garbage disposal, etc.

6. Mosquito prevention and control.

7. Fly prevention and control...

8. Movements of troops; inspections made to prevent transfer of


9. Louse inspection.

10. Uncinariasis...

11. The physical examination of drafted men.

12. Extra cantonment areas.

13. Sanitary regulations....

14. Communicable diseases in general.

15. Report on communicable diseases in the Army during the win-

ter months of 1917 and 1918.

a. Deaths in the Army..

b. Specific caus“s of death among troops.

A. Measles...

B. Pneumonia.

C. Meningitis.

D. Scarlet fever.

E. Diphtheria.

16. Division of Medical Records.

17. General remarks on sanitation, by departmental surgeons.

a. Southeastern Department.

b. Eastern Department..

c. Western Department.

d. Central Department.

e. Southern Department..

f. Fort Oglethorpe, Ga..

18. General medical service, by departmental surgeons.

a. Southern Department..

b. Central Department.

c. Eastern Department,

19. Sanitation, by departmental surgeons.

a. Southeastern Department.

b. Southern Department.

c. Central Department.

d. Eastern Department.

20. Housing and ventilation, by departmental surgeons.

a. Eastern Department..

b. Southern Department.

c. Fort McPherson, Ga...

d. Southeastern Department.

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