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Surgeons at war [electronic resource] : medical arrangements for the treatment of the sick and wounded in the British Army during the late 18th and 19th centuries / Matthew H. Kaufman.

By: Kaufman, Matthew H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contributions in military studies: no. 205.Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (x, 227 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313096051 (electronic bk.); 0313096058 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Great Britain. Army -- Medical care -- History -- 18th century | Great Britain. Army -- Medical care -- History -- 19th century | Medicine, Military -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Medicine, Military -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Great Britain. Army | Military Medicine -- Great Britain -- History | History, 18th Century -- Great Britain | History, 19th Century -- Great Britain | Military Science | HISTORY -- Military -- Biological & Chemical Warfare | Milit�armedizin | Soldat | Medizinische Versorgung | Gro�britannien | Geschichte 1700-1900Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Surgeons at war.DDC classification: 355.3/45/094109033 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The Wars against France 1793-1815; 3. The Regius Chair of Military Surgery at the University of Edinburgh 1806-1856, and the Regius Chair of Military Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Dublin, 1855-1860; 4. The Crimean War; 5. Education of Medical Officers during the Post-Crimean War Period; 6. Conclusions: The 19th Century-a Century of Conflict; Selected Bibliography; Index;
Summary: Kaufman examines the training and status of British military surgeons during the late 18th and 19th centuries. Their management of the sick and wounded during the wars with France leading up to and including the Peninsular War is also described. He concludes with an analysis of the medical problems associated with the Crimean War.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-215) and index.

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Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The Wars against France 1793-1815; 3. The Regius Chair of Military Surgery at the University of Edinburgh 1806-1856, and the Regius Chair of Military Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Dublin, 1855-1860; 4. The Crimean War; 5. Education of Medical Officers during the Post-Crimean War Period; 6. Conclusions: The 19th Century-a Century of Conflict; Selected Bibliography; Index;

Kaufman examines the training and status of British military surgeons during the late 18th and 19th centuries. Their management of the sick and wounded during the wars with France leading up to and including the Peninsular War is also described. He concludes with an analysis of the medical problems associated with the Crimean War.

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