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In the Front Line: A Doctor's Life in War and Peace

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This memoir by a Scottish doctor who was born and went on to work in Govan was found among family papers long after his death in 1972. Less an account of the author's inner life, it is a graphic narrative, by a practitioner in the hospitals and homes of a major city, of hands-on medical care during much of the twentieth century. After training as a medical student on the wards of Glasgow hospitals, at the outbreak of the First World War the young doctor joined the army and served as a medical officer for the duration. ...

In the Front Line: A Doctor's Life in War and Peace 2013, Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781780271309

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