Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 7, 1971 · Page 20
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Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, January 7, 1971
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How about some medical paraprofessionals? By JOHN P. ROCHE Up in I Corps in Vietnam, the Marines developed a remarkable community action program. Various units literally adopted Vietnamese villages, helped them with sanitation, drainage, and all the other problems of rural life in an under-developed nation, Including — and this is the point — health. Corpsmen ran dispensaries, gave shots, fixed broken legs, supervised childbirths, and in general practiced medicine. Theye were (and are) good and it is fair to say that they were quite competent to handle about 90 per cent of the medical business in their communities. Moreover, they had the brains to recognize cases that needed expert care, who would then be sent to physicians, surgeons, and other accredited members of the medical profession. As I have wandered around some primitive parts of the world, and some primitive sections (both urban and rural) of the United States, the thought has often occurred — why can't paraprofessionals of this sort substitute for doctors in public health programs? We say there is an acute doctor shortage in the United States, but I suspect there are more M.D.s in greater Boston than there are in the whole of Indonesia. Our hospitals are full of foreign internes and residents who theoretically are going back to Afghanistan, Lebanon or wherever once they have finished their lengthy training. However, I have a sneaking suspicion that many of them spend what little time they have off from their profesional duites trying to obtain American citizenship. And if they do return, one may suspect they will not establish their offices out in the boonies. This is not said in criticism either of current American medical education or of the individuals concerned: "How are you going to keep them happy out in Kabul after they've seen Cambridge?" (To paraphrase an old song.) We need all the qualified doctors we can get, both here and abroad. But at the same time, what is being done to build up the ranks of the paraprofessionals? For examlpe, a friend of mine was in an automobile accident one night down on the South Shore (Massachusetts). It was pretty messy, but the ambulance arrived and out jumped two attendants, who moved with prevision and dispatch to save the life of one of the victims. My friend, who fortunately was injured only slightly, assumed they were internes or residents. They turned out to be corpsmen from Weymouth Naval Air Station, who were working nights (on their own time) at_the South Shore Hospital. Since then I have snooped around and learned that local hospitals whenever possible supplement their resources from nearby military medical installations. It is very intelligent. But I have also learned that once a corpsman or any army medic gets his discharge, he has an extremely difficult time getting any hospital employment except as an orderly or in a menial role. Again without sniping at the medical schools — which have enough problems already — isn't it time for those conc e r n e d with community medicine, particularly in the slums, to maximize these skilled technicians? In other words, we could institute in our society what all of us who have ever served in the armed forces knew: a split-level approach to medical treatment. Minor disorders, shots, tests, setting simple fractures, etc. to be handled by paraprofessionals; serious problems to be referred to doctors for the United State's, it would be invaluable in the developing nations. Is it too much to suggest to our elite medical schools that training such paraprofessionals should be as high on their list of priorities as turning out psychiatrists to alleviate the angst of the upper classes? lots of Good Eatin' 'PRODUCTS 2 Gals. 89c GRADE A HOMOGENIZED MILK 1 GALLON 89c ALL FLAVOR ICE MILK... 2ol; 89c 4 BETSY ROSS BREAD 95 C 1-Lb. Loaves DUNCAN NINES CAKE MIXES 3 $1 oo Boxes A CHOCOLATE MILK Quart KREY OR HUNTER THICK SLICE BACON 2 Lb. $ 4 09 Pkg. 1 MANHATTAN COFFEE 89c 1 Lb. Can AG APPLESAUCE 6-303 $ 4 00 Cans 1 HALF & HALF Pint 33C Quart 63C Delicious on Cereal Or in Coffee AG EARLY HARVEST PEAS 5-303 $ if 00 Cans YELLOW FREESTONE PEACHES No. 2'/>*caiiZ9C taeh PRICES GOOD AT BOTH STORES We Reserve Right to Limit Quantity of Purchase GROCERIES • LUNCH MEAT • East Alton DAIRY STORE 40S Itrkshlrt llvd. •AST ALTON, ILL. FROZEN FOOD DAIRY PRODUCTS Melville DAIRY STORE ROUTI 1M CLIFTON TIRRACI RD West •» Noini Alt** GOOD THURSDAY. 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Blue Green Brocade, Dark Wood Trim 1—Traditional Kroehler Sofa. Orig $439.99. Tufted Back. Zepeled stain resistant copper velvet • 2—Mediterranean Kroehler Chairs. Reg. $199 ea. Swivel style, loose cushion, Dark distress finish 1—Mediterranean Kroehler Chair. Reg. $209. Swivel Style, loose cushion, dark distress finish 1—Mediterranean Sofa, Reg. $269. Burnt orange and black floral. Distress wood trim 1—Traditional Howard Parlor Sofa, Reg. $429. Hand tufted, curve back. Blue/Green Flora Natl 1—Mediterranean Kroehler 2 pc. Sofa and Chair. Reg. $490. Green/Gold Brocade Combination 58 *II8 268 322 388 228 288 "298 138 148 178 '348 348 1—Italian Provincial Sofa by Kroehler. Reg. $399.50. Rett $9TO Matelassc, loose cushion seat anil ba<-k. Frnltwood trim ... ft IO 1—Traditional Sofa by Kroehler. Reg. $299.95. $ICfl (Floor Sample) Gold Brocade I OU 1—Early American 2 pc. Sofa and Chair by Pilliod. Reg. 849.95. Combination Red ami Green tapestry. $• Pheasant Design 2—Early American 2 pc. 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Goltf Herculon Cover 1—Modern Kockcr-Rccllncr by Stratorestcr. Reg. 1(19.9(1. Salt and Pepper Herculon Cover '98 m $0450 18 17 $ 47 68 148 129 95 CLEARANCE OF DINING ROOMS! 1—5 pc. Mediterranean Dinette by Brody. Reg. $ IAA 289.75. Suede Pecan, Open Back Chairs .... I wO 1—5 pc. California Style by Brody. Reg. 219.95. $ I E A Round White Formica Top—Trim in Avocado I vO —5 pc. California Style by. Brody. Reg. 2(i9.95. Autumn Damask, Black Alba inlay top on brushed chrome Pedestal, Matching Black $ I AO Odessy Chairs I wO 1—5 pc. Dinette Set by Daystrom. Reg. 159.95. $ I I A Pecan Top. 4 Bronze Finish Chairs MO 1—6 pc. Dinette Set by Brody. Reg. $209. Walnut Inlay. 4 Gold Floral Chairs ... 1—5 pc. Dinette by Ho well. Reg. 229.95. Oval Pecan. 4 Scroll Back Chairs 1—5 pc. Dinette by Brody. Reg. 249.95. Cherry Plastic Top. 4 Coaster Chairs 148 168 168 1—7 pc. Dbiette by Daystrom. Reg. 219.95. Ped- $ I "TO estal Table. Avocado Color. 6 Swivel Chairs I IO 1—5 pc. Dinette by Brody. Reg. 329.95. Slate $ Top. 4 Madrid Red Swivel Chairs .... 1—5 pc. Dinette by Brody. Reg. 269.95. Antique White & Avocado. 4 Avocado Floral $1 Swivel Chairs 228 1—7 pc. Dinette by Queen City. Reg. 179.95. $ I 9Q. Pecan Top. 6 Hi-Back Gold Floral Chairs .. I (60 1—7 pc. Dinette by Queen City. Reg. 179.95. $ I OQ Slate Top. 6 Moroccan Red Hi-Back Chairs I WV 1—5 pc. Dinette by Queen City. Reg. 89.95. 30x40x48 Table, 4 Hi-Back Chairs. Wide range of colors and tops to select from 1—5 pe. Dinette by Queen City. Reg. 99.95. i 30x48x60 Table, 4 Modern Hi-Back Chairs.. 79 95 DINING ROOM GROUPINGS AND PIECES 1—6 pc. Kroehler Rock Hard Maple Table 48x48x72. 4 ladder back Chairs. 1 Hutch & Buffet. Floor Sample. Reg. $030 428 1—7 pc. Kenlcn 42x42x02 Table (Cherry) 0 Ladder Back Chairs with Cane Scats. $9OQ Reg. $400 £3O 1—Hutch and Base in Solid Cherry to match $O9f| above group. Reg. $420 WftU 1—8 pc. Drexel Spanish Oval Table 42x02x90. Moreno Finish, 0 Cane Back Chairs. 1 China. Reg. $1450 1—Hutch & Base. Dark Oak by Davis. $ Reg. 179.97 138 1—6 pc. Broyhill Brazilia Table 40x00x78. 4 $M I A . matching Chairs, 1 China. Reg. G59.95 4 IO 1—0 pc. Mediterranean Dining Room in Pecan. $QQO Table, 4 chairs—1 China. Special vOO 1—4 pc. Spanish Oak Table 42x42x54. 4 Spindle $. I MO Back Chairs. Special I HO 1—8 pc. Mediterranean Dining Room by Pulaski in Pecan. Reg. 899.95. 42x60x84 Table. 5 Cane Back Chairs. 1 Arm Chair. Large China 1—8 pc, Spanish Dining Room by Broyhill. Reg. $745. Large Table and 0 Chairs. $CIO 1 China 010 JANUARY CHAIRS REDUCED 98 1 Early American Chair by Kroehler. Raspberry Tweed Hi- ,$ I 9A Back. Reg. 179.95 I fcO 1 Early American Chair by Carolina Comfort in Green Tweed with $| Maple Wood Trim. Reg. 119.95 1 Early American Chair by Johnson Carper in Anti-pine Green $ I AA Flat Weave. Reg. 189.95 ... I OO 1 Early American Chair by Johnson Carper in Brown Tweed with Maple Wood Trim. $AQ Reg. $149 «O 1 Early American Chair by Kroehler in Red and Green Coinblna- $ I A(* tion Print. Reg. $159.95 IUO 1 Early American Chair by Galax In , .Brown .Texture Weave and $( Antique Pine. Reg. 189.95 1 Early American by Kroehlcr in Green and Burnt Orange Linen Print. Maple Trim. Reg. 189.95 1 Early American by Scaly, Carroll Tweed. Maple Trim. Reg. 149.95 1 Early American Chair by Scaly in Carrott Tweed. $EA Reg. 109.95 93 1 Early American Chair by Fox. Antique Pine. Avocado Flat $| Weave. Reg. 119.95 1 Early 'American Rocker by Best. Hi- Back with Open Arm in Gold Floral Cover. Reg. 74.50 , 1 Early American Rocker by Kroehler. Hi-Back. Vratra Stain Resistant Cover. Reg. 139.95 58 1 Early American Black Cricket Chair by Fontaine. As Is. Patch $QQ Quilt Cover. Reg. (19.95 w3 1 Early American Wlnghack Armless Chair by Kroehler. Gold $CQ Warp Cover. Reg. 89.95 OO 2—Mediterranean Chairs by Pontlac. Choice 100% Gold or Green Crushed Nylon. HAD 199.95 ea 1HO I Italian Provincial Chair by Lowltte in Beige Matelasse, Diamond Fruitwood Trim. Tufted Design $ATf Back. Reg. 129.95 31 1 Mediterranean Chair by Kroehler with Hi-Back. Solid Gold warp. Distress Wood. $ I I A Reg. 159.95 IIO 2 Spanish Chairs by International with Combination Black & Floral cover. Armless. Reg. 139.95 ea 2 Traditional Chairs by Kroohlor with Light Blue Warp Fabric, Performance. Tested. $f|Q Reg. 119.95 ea, OO I Traditional Chair by Kroehler in Burnt Orange/Avocado Cut Floral Velour. Reg. 219.95 1 Traditional Chair by Kroehler In Green Corduroy (Sample Only) Reg. 179.95 1 Traditional Chair by Kroohler in Beige Combination Fabric, $ I I D Shepard Castors. Reg. 189.50 I Iw 1 Traditional Chair by Johnson Carper. Combination Green Floral Self deck, |jit<'.y Cushions. $1 I A Reg. 159.95 IIO MORE SAVINGS FOR YOU! Traditional Kroehlcr Sleep Lounger 1 (Queen Size Bed). Green Material. Reg. 489.95 Modern Kroeliler Sleep Lounger — (Loose Cushion Scat and Back. Gold Herculon). *9QQ Iteg. $889 ••»»*» Modern Kroehler Sleep Lounger, Blue Nylon Cover with Wood Trim. Reg. 859.95 Modern Krochk-r Sleep Loungers — (Choice of 3 colors) — Blue/Gold/ Green Nylon Texture. $ Reg. $279 l>iuvson 2 pc. Sleep lounge (Choice of 2)—Persimmon/Green. $ I AA Reg. $269 Living Room Sofas & Chairs Modern Kroehler Sola In Royal Bine Vcclra. Large 87 In. $990 Kog. $329 CC0 Modern Kroeliler Sofa Chairs in Blue Floral Nylon. $ I AA Keg. $1(19 ea I fcO —Tuxedo Kroehlcr Sofa, Gold Nylon with Walnut Trim. $940 Reg. 299.95 fcHSI Hi Bock Modern 2 pc. HausUec/llnr- Icn Sect. Olive In t/>j Nylon. Reg. 549.05 ... Modern Kroehler Sofa — 8 Gold Veclra Cover. Reg. 209.95 Pair Modern Kroehler Mr. Chairs. Gold Brocade. Reg. $870 "478 cushion 228 & Mrs. *249 Modern Kroehler Mr. & Mrs. Chairs. Green Brocade. $ | Reg. $179 1 Modern Kroehler Swivel Chair — Combination Gold Stripe. $ | Reg. $199 , 1 Modern Kroehler Swivel Chair, mutant! Gold Linen Print. Reg. 184.95 I 3 pc. Contemporary Modern by International. 8 Cushion Sofa and Matching Mr. & Mrs. Chairs. Reg. $019 I Modern Kroehler 07" 8 Cushion Sofa witli 100% Green Floral V9QQ Nylon Cover. Reg. 879.95 .. fcOO I Modern T u x e d o Howard / Parlor Combination Natural Plush and Stripe. Sofa. $9AQ Reg. 129.01 OHO I Modern T u x e- d o Howard / Parlor Matching Chair. $ | Reg. $'/.llt I Modern Kroehler Sofa—Loose, Cushion Seat & Back, Wood Trim. Keg. $350 1 Modern Kroehler 2 pc. Sofa and Chair in Brown Texture Weave, Reg. 319.95 2 Traditional Kroehler 2 pc. Sofa, and Chair. 3 Cushion sofa in Gold or Green Matelasse. $• Keg. $419 I Italian Provincial K/K 2 pc. Sola and Chair in Beautiful Combination Blue Velour Combined with Dark Wood Trim. #OAQ Reg. $459.90 VUw 178 238 fa and old or 338 Clearance ON FINE FURNITURE FOR YOUR HOME! ODD PIECES FOR YOUR BEDROOM Traditional Frnilwood 5 Drawer Chest with $ Full Si/.e. Scroll Bed. Reg. $205 S|ianish Pecan Ill-Boy 5 Drawer Chest. Regular $1411 Walnut or Maple Corner Desks. Keg. 09.911 Modern Walnut, Bachelor Chest with Desk liy ViuiKhan. Ken. $130 Twin or l''nll Size Hcds (One. of a Kind) from Colonial Maple, ItiuiK Bed. Ken. 139.95. Bookcase board with kneehole. desk, Ladder <V< (iuard Kail Odd Walnut NlKlit Stands. Iteg. MATTRESSES & BOX SPRINGS sets—Simmons Special Centennial Full Sl/.e. Rug. $l;j() 718 REDUCTIONS ON BEDROOMS! .1—8 pc. Walnut Bedroom by Vaughun BuNsett—Reg. 399.95. Triple dresser, mirror, 5 drawer $900 chest and panel lied ftww 1—3 pe. Modern Walnut Bedroom by Johnson Carper. Reg. 309.95. Double Dresser, Mirror, 4 Drawer Chest and Panel Bed 1—8 pc. Mediterranean Bedroom by D.M.I. Reg. 279.95. Dark Oak Finish, triple dresser, mirror, 5 $99D drawer chest and Panel BeU (tfcO 1—1 pc. Modern Walnut Bedroom by Ward Inc. Reg. $800. Triple Dresser, Mirror, 4 Drawer $9CQ Chest and Panel Bed £00 1—4 pc. Spanish Dark Oak Bedroom by Lane. Rug. $750. Triple Dresser, Twin Mirrors, 5 Drawer Chest, Panel Scroll Bed $Cj|D and Night Table OHO 1—8 pc. Modern Walnut Bedroom by Colcman. Reg. 249.95. Triple Dresser, Mirror, 4 Drawer $* Chest, Panel Bed 1—3 pc. Modern Light Walnut Bedroom by Broyhill. 249.95 Triple Dresser, Mirror, 4 Drawer Drawer Chest and Panel Bed 1—3 pc. Modern Walnut Bedroom by D.M.I. Rug. $ | AA 109.90. Dresser, Mirror, Chest, Panel Bed .. tS,Q 1—3 pc. Spanish Pecan Bedroom by D.M.I. Reg. $250. Triple Dresser, Mirror, 5 Drawer > $ I AA Chest. I'ancl Bed I OO I—3 pc. Colonial Light Oak Bedroom by Kemp. Iteg. 209.95. Double Dresser, Landscape Mirror, $A I A 4 Drawer Chest, Panel/Poster Bed fcIO 1—8 pc. 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