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Men of steel : surgery in the Napoleonic Wars

Author: M K H Crumplin
Publisher: Shrewsbury [U.K.] : Quiller Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of surgery during the Napoleonic wars, including the experience of wounding, training of surgeons, relevant controversies and surgical technique.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M K H Crumplin
ISBN: 9781904057949 1904057942
OCLC Number: 173374662
Description: 384 pages : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Foreword / Duke of Wellington --
Introduction --
Straw feet --
Weapons and wounds --
Injury and retrieval --
Surgical services on campaign --
Men of steel --
The surgeon's chest --
The surgery, part 1 : general issues --
The surgery, part 2 : head and neck --
The surgery, part 3 : chest and abdomen --
The surgery, part 4 : amputation --
Picking up the pieces --
Some notable surgeons --
The surgeons --
References --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Michael Crumplin.
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Based on the author's researches, this book is an account of the practice of surgery during the pre-anaesthetic and pre-antiseptic days of the Napoleonic War. It captures both the background and the  Read more...

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