Manual for the Medical Department, United States Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916

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Page 33 - The essential requirements to securing an invitation are that the applicant shall be a citizen of the United States, shall be between twenty-two and thirty years of age, a graduate of a medical school legally authorized to confer the degree of doctor of medicine, shall be of good moral character and habits, and shall have had at least one year's hospital training or its equivalent in practice.
Page 186 - The personnel charged exclusively with the removal, transportation, and treatment of the sick and wounded, as well as with the administration of sanitary formations and establishments, and the chaplains attached to armies, shall be respected and protected under all circumstances. If they fall into the hands of the enemy they shall not be considered as prisoners of war.
Page 186 - The personnel protected in virtue of the first paragraph of article 9, and articles 10 and 11, will wear attached to the left arm a brassard bearing a red cross on a white ground, which will be issued and stamped by competent military authority, and accompanied by a certificate of identity in the case of persons attached to the sanitary service of armies who do not have military uniform.
Page 18 - ... as the same may be applicable to persons whose retention permanently in the military service of the United States is not contemplated by law...
Page 31 - That in emergencies the Surgeon General of the Army, with the approval of the Secretary of War, may appoint as many contract surgeons as may be necessary, at a compensation not to exceed $150 per month.
Page 12 - That should the officer fail in his physical examination and be found incapacitated for service by reason of physical disability contracted in line of duty he shall be retired with the rank to which his seniority entitled him to be promoted; but if he should 219 US Opinion of the Court.
Page 123 - At the end of this tour of duty medical officers are required to make a detailed report to the Surgeon General showing how much of their time has been occupied by their official duties and to what extent they have availed themselves of the advantages offered for professional advancement.
Page 34 - Extract from the act of March 4, 1915 (38 Stats., 1068) : That the superintendent shall receive such allowances of quarters, subsistence, and medical care during illness as may be prescribed in regulations by the Secretary of War. (d) Extract from the act of March 4, 1915 (38 Stats., 1069) : Hereafter at places where there are no public quarters available, commutation for the authorized allowance therefor shall be paid to * * * members of the Nurse Corps * * * at the rate of $12 per room per month....
Page 49 - ... are to perform work of the grade performed by classified employees shall be appointed upon certification by the Commission from appropriate registers of eligibles in the manner provided by these rules; and a person employed merely as a laborer or workman without examination under these rules shall not be assigned to work of the grade performed by classified employees.
Page 33 - ... hundred dollars per annum, and of as many chief nurses, nurses, and reserve nurses as may be needed. Reserve nurses may be assigned to active duty when the emergency of the service demands, but shall receive no compensation except when on such duty: Provided, That all nurses in the nurse corps shall be appointed or removed by the Surgeon-General, with the approval of the Secretary of War; that they shall be graduates of hospital training schools, and shall have passed a satisfactory, professional,...

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