In 1917 a Columbia University student interrupted his medical studies for training in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to prepare him for future deployment around Piave, Italy, in the United States Army Ambulance Service. Besides the usual marching around in basic training, Paul Meyer Wood received specialized training in rescue procedures using the very types of ambulance vehicles (above) that would be employed at the Italian Front. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)
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Anesthesiology Reflections from the Wood Library-Museum| May 2013
Paul Wood’s Ambulance Training near Allentown
George S. Bause, M.D., M.P.H.
Anesthesiology May 2013, Vol. 118, 1169.
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George S. Bause; Paul Wood’s Ambulance Training near Allentown. Anesthesiology 2013; 118:1169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0b013e318295c58d
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