Fighting Fit: Health, Medicine and War in the Twentieth Century

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The 20th century saw two world wars and many other conflicts characterized by technological change and severity of casualties. Medicine has adapted quickly to deal with such challenges and new medical innovations in the military field have had advantages in civil medicine. There has thus been interplay between war and medicine that has not only been confined to the armed forces and military medicine, but which has impacted on health and medicine for us all. These themes will be examined from the Boer War to the dawn of a ...

Fighting Fit: Health, Medicine and War in the Twentieth Century 2008, History Press

ISBN-13: 9780750946490

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