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Men of Steel: Surgery in the Napoleonic Wars Michael Crumplin

Men of Steel: Surgery in the Napoleonic Wars

Michael Crumplin

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ISBN : 9781904057949
Hardcover
384 pages
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Stories of surgeons battling against contagion, infection, and bleeding, often operating in appalling conditions, and achieving some remarkable results Based on the authors exhaustive research, this is the first dedicated account of surgery duringMoreStories of surgeons battling against contagion, infection, and bleeding, often operating in appalling conditions, and achieving some remarkable results Based on the authors exhaustive research, this is the first dedicated account of surgery during the Napoleonic Wars, before anaesthetic and antiseptic. Includes background and nature of the patients, the experience of wounding, and the training of surgeons, with extensive and many unique illustrations.