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The College standardizes surgical dressings(Comments Off)

July 1, 2015

The history of the standardization of surgical dressings in 1930 and its ongoing effects are summarized in this month’s column.

Detail of Dr. Martin’s laparotomy record.

ACS Archives houses practice records of Franklin H. Martin

The ACS Archives house four record books detailing the gynecologic practice of Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS.

Setting standards of efficiency

This month’s column provides a brief history of the “efficiency movement” and describes the establishment of the College’s Hospital Standardization Program.

Antlers

College’s ancient Irish deer antlers have a storied history

The history of a treasured ACS artifact—ancient Irish elk antlers symbolizing international unity and professional admiration—is summarized in this month’s column.

The SG&O building at 54 E. Erie St., painted for an ACS holiday card by Fred Semmler.

The gift that keeps on giving

The extraordinary contributions of Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, and his wife, Isabelle, to the ACS are the focus of this month’s column.


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