Douglas, Dr R C 1968-06-25

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Dr. R. C. Douglas discusses his medical career and the changes it has experienced. He concentrates, slightly, on Internal Medicine and OB.

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Interviewee Name: Dr. R. C. Douglas

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Date: June 25, 1968

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: John Abshire

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Autobiographical material, Tech 1931, Semester system, Reasons for medical interest, UT Medical School (1934), G. P. shortage, Attitude of educators, Favored course, Percentage of specialists, Internship, Lubbock - 1939, Wages, Reasons for coming, Surgeons, Hospital situation, Facilities, Duties, Specialists, House calls, OB incidents, Fee, Household remedies, Types, Drugs, First appendectomy, Rate of pneumonia deaths, Antibiotics - 1942, Military service - 1942, Lubbock - 1946, First office, Military history, Autobiographical material, Internal medicine, Studies, Medical Arts Clinic, Establishment, Specialty integration

Tape 1, Side 2: Medical changes, Pneumonia, Antibiotics, Diagnosis, Consultation, Future possibilities

Range Dates: 1931-1946

Bulk Dates: 1931-1946

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