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Book Pages: 383 - Publish Date: 2008 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Description: Thanks to advances in field medicine and improved mobility and efficiency of medical units, the death rate of soldiers injured during battle has dramatically declined in the last 100 years. Nowadays, with forward medical stations operating close to battle lines and medical transports (ground and air) at hand, injured soldiers survive their battle wounds. "Military Medicine: From Ancient Times to t...
Author(s): Richard A. Gabriel
Book Pages: 267 - Publish Date: 2012 - Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
Description: Examines the fascinating role of medicine in ancient military cultures; Shows how the ancients understood the body, patched up their warriors, and sent them back into battle; Reveals medical secrets lost during the Dark Ages; Explores how ancient civilizations' technologies have influenced modern medical practices
Author(s): Vincent J. Cirillo
Book Pages: 241 - Publish Date: 2004 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Description: "The influence of military experiences on the history of American medicine is often overlooked. Cirillo shows how preventable deaths during the Spanish-American War led to reforms that continue to save the lives of both soldiers and civilians to the present day."--BOOK JACKET.
Author(s): Robert J. Wilensky
Book Pages: 207 - Publish Date: 2004 - Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
Description: American soldiers have provided medical aid to civilians in many wars, and no less in the Vietnam War, where there were more than forty million contacts between U.S. medical personnel and Vietnamese civilians. Robert J. Wilensky, using data derived from extensive archival research as well as his personal experience in Vietnam, shows how medical aid to Vietnamese civilians, at first based simply on...
Author(s): Dr Leo van Bergen
Book Pages: 538 - Publish Date: 2014-10-28 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Description: Despite the numerous vicious conflicts that scarred the twentieth century, the horrors of the Western Front continue to exercise a particularly strong hold on the modern imagination. The unprecedented scale and mechanization of the war changed forever the way suffering and dying were perceived and challenged notions of what the nations could reasonably expect of their military. Examining experienc...
Author(s): Richard A. Gabriel
Book Pages: 312 - Publish Date: 2013 - Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
Description: Over the last five centuries, the development of modern weapons and warfare has created an entirely new set of challenges for practitioners in the field of military medicine. Between Flesh and Steel traces the historical development of military medicine from the Middle Ages to modern times. Military historian Richard A. Gabriel focuses on three key elements: the modifications in warfare and weapon...
Book Pages: 451 - Publish Date: 2018-01-30 - Publisher: Government Printing Office
Description: Out of the Crucible: How the U.S. Military Transformed Combat Casualty Care in Iraq and Afghanistan edited by Arthur L. Kellermann, MD and MPH, and Eric Elster, MD is now available by the US Army, Borden Institute. This comprehensive resource, part of the renowned Textbooks of Military Medicine series, documents one of the most extraordinary achievements in the history of American medicine - the d...
Author(s): Stephen P. Hetz
Book Pages: 441 - Publish Date: 2008 - Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
Description: Specialty Volume of Textbooks of Military Medicine. TMM. Edited by Shawn Christian Nessen, Dave Edmond Lounsbury, and Stephen P. Hetz. Foreword by Bob Woodruff. Prepared especially for medical personnel. Provides the fundamental principles and priorities critical in managing the trauma of modern warfare. Contains concise supplemental material for military surgeons deploying or preparing to deploy to a combat theater.
Book Pages: 320 - Publish Date: 2013-06-28 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Description: As asymmetric ‘wars among the people’ replace state-on-state wars in modern armed conflict, the growing role of military medicine and medical technology in contemporary war fighting has brought an urgent need to critically reassess the theory and practice of military medical ethics. Military Medical Ethics for the 21st Century is the first full length, broad-based treatment of this important s...
Author(s): Mark Harrison
Book Pages: 320 - Publish Date: 2004-07-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Description: This represents the first major history of British medicine during the Second World War. It shows how medicine gave the British a crucial edge in several theatres, by preventing losses from disease and returning the sick and wounded to active service. Drawing on a wide range of official and non-official sources, the book examines medical work in all the main theatres of the war, from the front line to the base hospital.