Glimpsing Modernity: Military Medicine in World War I by Stephen C. Craig, Dale C. Smith

By Stephen C. Craig, Dale C. Smith

Glimpsing Modernity is a set of papers awarded on the US military clinical Museum-sponsored convention on clinical elements of the 1st global warfare held in San Antonio, Texas, in February 2012. It captures the metamorphosis of army drugs throughout the struggle in a sequence of inter-related vignettes. a few of these tales supply new and insightful interpretations of identified army clinical subject matters, whereas others go away from those to ascertain much less recognized, yet actually very important scientific issues.

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With only limited resources, difficult decisions had to be made. For the horrifically wounded, men with open brains, sucking chest wounds, or broken femurs (one of the most lethal of wounds), it was cruel to move 40 Chapter Two them, and often they were left to die in the trenches. Soldiers who lay out in No Man’s Land for long periods of time, sometimes up to twenty four hours, had wounds that seethed with infection, as the farmers’ fields in France and Belgium had been impregnated with human and animal waste for centuries.

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