1925-26 Annual Report

Scope and Content

Typescript copy of the first annual report of the Department of Clinical Investigations and Research. Additional annotations show it to be the Chairman's copy in which he has taken the opportunity to make small corrections. It has been approved by 'EMB', believed to be Edward Mansfield Brockbank (1866-1959). The laboratory's facilities and apparatus are discussed as well as current research being undertaken. There were three research workers in addition to the director, namely Mrs Oliver, researching blood calcium, Mr Frischmann, researching effect of intestinal obstruction on blood chlorides, and Mr Smirk, researching a method for the estimation of whole and serum blood chlorides on 0.2cc blood. W Morrell Roberts, as Director, focused his research on the stomach and its secretions.