Medical Services and Warfare

Medical Services and Warfare

Medical Services and Warfare is a collection of digitized primary sources documenting medical history during times of armed conflict dating from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century. The Crimean War, the American Civil War, and World War I are the primary foci of the collection, but there are also some documents from other conflicts, such as the Boer Wars and the Spanish-American War. Documents address medical advances such as sanitation, surgical techniques, artificial limbs, x-rays, and plastic surgery. Other topics include rehabilitation, nursing, and the psychological toll of war. The original documents are from major libraries and museums in the United States and Canada.

Rutgers has access to Module I on this platform: Medical Services and Warfare: 1850-1927. Rutgers does not have access to any other modules on this platform.

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Adam Matthew Digital