Medical Case Sheet (Army Form I. 1237), August 15-17, 1917.

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Title

Medical Case Sheet (Army Form I. 1237), August 15-17, 1917.

Subject

World War, 1914-1918--Medical care.
Emerson, Kendall, 1875-1962.
Medicine, Military.
Great Britain. Army. No. 22 General Hospital (Camiers, France)
Harvard Surgical Unit.

Description

As wounded soldiers were evacuated from the battlefield for hospital treatment, each was issued a field medical card for identification with a brief diagnosis or assessment; the card was in a window envelope and tied to the individual, with red-edged envelopes used to denote severe or urgent cases.

When more detailed information was needed, the AFI 1237 was completed, as in this example from a patient admitted to General Hospital No. 22.

Creator

Emerson, Kendall, 1875-1962.

Source

Emerson, Kendall, 1875-1962. Papers relating to Hospital Unit No. 22, World War I, 1916-1917.

Date Created

1917-08-17

Format

text

Extent

1 handwritten document.

Language

English.

Type

text

Identifier

E 3.5A2.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Kendall Emerson to the Archives of Harvard Medical School, 1962.

Files

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Citation

Emerson, Kendall, 1875-1962., “Medical Case Sheet (Army Form I. 1237), August 15-17, 1917.,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed February 2, 2023, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17937.

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