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13. The interservice per-diem rate for reimbursement for hospitalization between the military departments is fixed by the

1. Bureau of the Budget
2. Comptroller General
3. Secretary of the Navy

4. Secretary of Defense

14. The interdepartmental per-diem rate for hospitalization furnished to one Federal department or agency by another Federal department or agency is established annually by the

1. Bureau of the Budget

2. Secretary of the Navy
3. Secretary of Defense

4. Comptroller General

15. Which of the following relations of naval personnel are not eligible to receive hospitalization benefits?

1. Lawful wife

2. Parents if in fact dependent

3. Married children under 21 years of age
4. Adopted children under 21 years of age


Write the word "True" or "False" in the blank space provided after each statement.

16. Civilian medical and dental treatment of personnel in

an unauthorized absentee status may be authorized after the absentee returns to naval or military control.

17. Expenses incident to elective medical and dental treatment in civilian institutions may be allowed.

18. Reports of hospitalization of supernumeraries shall be submitted to the Bureau on DD Form 7.

19. The dependents of members of the Coast Guard, when the Coast Guard is serving as part of the Navy, are eligible for in-patient care at naval hospitals.

20. The identification card of dependents of members of the naval service are considered void when the member is retired with pay or transferred to the Fleet Reserve.

21. Members of the Navy and Marine Corps who are permanently retired for physical disability are eligible for hospitalization in naval hospitals for chronic diseases, such as arthritis and tuberculosis.

22. First aid treatment and emergency medical care rendered to members of the civilian population should be made the subject of an entry in the log of the officer of the day.

23. Employees and noncommissioned officers in the field service of the Public Health Service are eligible for hospitalization benefits in naval hospitals when sick or injured in line of duty.

24. Protective goggles used by naval personnel working in

eye-hazardous areas under the management control of the Bureau should be procured on a NavMed Form 4 from the nearest medical supply depot.

25. When printed NavMed-U forms are not available, a letter report shall be submitted.


Assignment No. 12

Read this reference: Manual of the Medical Department, Chapter 22.


Complete the following statements by supplying the proper word or words.

1. The medical officer of a ship or station is responsible for establishing and for recommending to the commanding officer the application of such measures as may be necessary to maintain the health of the command.

2. Insofar as possible, only doctors, nurses, and personnel


years of age or

of the Hospital Corps who are older and who have positive intradermal skin tests shall be assigned to duties involving care of the tuberculous patients.


3. The standard for the use of a recirculation type swimming pool during any 30-minute period has been established at a maximum of persons for each ---- gallons of clear water added to the pool during that period. 4. Reference shall be made to General Orders covering regulations for naval vessels for instructions as to avoidance of rat infestation particularly in plague ports.

5. Naval and/or U. S. Public Health Service rodent control officers are available in all major ports of the United States, its Territories, and possessions, and may be reached through the

6. Quarantine procedures in the Navy embrace measures designated to prevent the dissemination of

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7. The administrative procedures governing desinsectization of vessels and aircraft are contained in

8. Sanitary appliances used in the field are simpler and easier to construct than those used in permanent installations, but more attention is required to maintain them in a satisfactory condition; therefore, approximately percent of nonmedical personnel of the command

should be assigned to sanitary duties.

9. When serving with personnel in the field, the medical

officer shall familiarize himself with all health and sanitary data available on the area to be occupied, and formulate a plan and prepare the necessary

for the practical solution of problems likely to be encountered and present them to the commanding officer for approval and

10. In the event of an acute shortage of water aboard ship, the officer shall advise the commanding

officer relative to the rationing of water.


In the following statements or questions place the number preceding the correct answer in the blank space provided. 11. A vessel entering a United States port is required to have a quarantine and rodent inspection if the vessel has made contact with a plague port within the previous 1. 60 days

2. 75 days
3. 90 days

4. 120 days

12. Which one of the following diseases is not classified as quarantinable by international agreement?

1. Cholera

2. Plague

3. Yellow fever

4. Anthrax

13. A certificate of deratization or deratization exemption

is valid for

1. 3 months

2. 6 months

3. 9 months

4. 12 months

14. For proper operation of water supply plants aboard ships, reference should be made to the

1. Manual of the Medical Department
2. Bureau of Yards and Docks Manual

3. Bureau of Ships Manual

4. Manual of Naval Hygiene and Sanitation

15. The formulation of a rodent-control program is the

responsibility of the

1. first lieutenant

2. medical officer

3. executive officer

4. damage control officer


Write the word "True" or "False" in the blank space provided after each statement.

16. In the United States, its Territories, and possessions, quarantine authority and responsibility for plant and animal diseases are assigned to the Department of Interior.

17. Specimens of diseased tissues, blood, serum, and pathogenic cultures and organisms may be transported in the United States mail upon authorization by the Chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

18. Fumigation is never indicated for control of cockroaches, bedbugs, fleas, lice and ants.

19. Periodic rat inspections are required of United States naval vessels by the U.S. Public Health Service.

20. The medical officer shall recommend that a qualified lifeguard with safety equipment be on duty at all times when a swimming pool is in use.

21. When fumigation for rodent control is deemed essential, the Navy will be asked to furnish the U. S. Public Health Service with the requisite amount of fumigant, or to reimburse the U. S. Public Health Service for the cost of the fumigant used.

22. Certificates of Deratization or Deratization Exemption, to be valid, must be issued by the U. S. Public Health Service.

23. Rodent control in the Navy will ordinarily be effected by fumigation.

24. Officers other than medical officers may be assigned to pest and insect control.

25. In naval establishments outside the United States, where neither Federal nor civil authority has quarantine jurisdiction, the full responsibility for quarantine devolves upon the naval district commandant, or the area or base commander.

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