[War Office publications, 'Not to be published.'] Booklet of 'Training Notes & A.M.D. Bulletins For Medical Officers', containing 14 issues of the Army Medical Department Bulletin, index, and nine issues of its 'Supplement'.

[British Army Medical Department; The War Office, Whitehall; British government publications; Second World War]
Publication details: 
The War Office [Whitehall], London, S.W.1. The bulletins (nos.24-33, 35-38) dating from between June 1943 and August 1944. The supplements (nos.1, 4, 6-8, 10, 12, 15, 16) dating from between January 1943 and June 1944. The index dated February 1944.
SKU: 15586

The thirty-one items in good condition, on lightly-aged paper, each with punch holes at spine, and all attched within a grey printed card folder by blue string. The bulletins (nos. 24-33, 35-38) are all 8pp., 12mo, except for No.33, which is 12pp., 12mo, and hence total 116pp., 12mo, with occasional illustrations. Each issue contains a number of features, with those in No.38, for example, numbered 290-297, and titled: Early Tubercle is Easily Missed; The Medical Officer as Scientist; Prognosis in Coronary Occlusion; Valvular Disease of the Heart; Treatment of Casualties from Phosgene; Formalin Frees Footwear from Fungi; Use of Army Numbers.The supplements (nos.1, 4, 6-8, 10, 12, 15, 16) vary in length, but total 77pp., 12mo. They range from no.1, 'Treatment of Chest Wounds in Forward Areas', to no.16, 'Use of Penicillin'. The 'Index of Subjects and Titles' for Nos. 19-30, January to December 1943, which is placed at the beginning of the volume, is 6pp., 12mo. Its entry range from 'Abdominal Wounds' to 'Zinc, food poisoning from'. From an archive of material belonging to Daphne Kayton of the Royal Army Medical Corps. These bulletins are scarce: the only copies traced are 38 issues (unspecified) in the Wellcome Library, a copy of no.32 in the Imperial War Museum, and a 'Supplement' in the University of California.