Civil War Medicine: Challenges and Triumphs
Are amputations on screaming, unanesthetized men your image of Civil War medicine? If so, you are wrong! Civil War Medicine: Challenges and Triumphs shatters these enduring myths by blending first-person accounts with a modern analysis of historical data. -- Book Jacket.
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IllPrepared and Overwhelmed
Civil War Medicine in Context
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