Item description for Men of Steel: Surgery in the Napoleonic Wars by Michael Crumplin...
Stories of surgeons battling against contagion, infection, and bleeding, often operating in appalling conditions, and achieving some remarkable results
Based on the author's 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.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.06" Height: 1.34" Weight: 2.25 lbs.
Release Date Sep 20, 2007
Publisher Quiller Press
ISBN 1904057942 ISBN13 9781904057949
Availability 0 units.
More About Michael Crumplin
Michael Crumplin, a retired general surgeon, has studied medicine in the Napoleonic wars for over 40 years and lectures on surgical history. He is curator and archivist at the English college and is Treasurer and Trustee of the Waterloo Committee.