Of the 400 general dispensaries, about 250, or 62.5%, are out-patient departments of hospitals, and the balance are independent of hospitals. ... In 11 a clerk or janitor was provided to assign patients and direct employees. ... Few indeed had taken the first step toward good organization by placing in charge of the out-patient department a trained officer ... Of about 160 institutions answering this question, from 83 to 89% had facilities for examination of urine, blood, sputum, throat andanbsp;...
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