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Medicine during World War I: Commission for the revision of sanitary and medical supply standards of the Russian army (1915–1917)

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Aleksandra A. Yaroshenko , Nataliya P. Shok


The lessons learned from the last wars of the second half of the 19th to early 20th centuries influenced the organization of the troop command and control. The latest inventions, mass outbreaks of infectious diseases among the troops and the population of countries at war, as well as a number of other factors, led to changes in army management mechanisms. Given the experience gained from initial hostilities, the Russian government decided to review its approach to medical support for the field army and the organization of the medical supply system for troops

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