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Primary source documents related to the history of injury, treatment and disease, and medical advances during warfare from the mid-nineteenth century to the outbreak of the influenza epidemic in 1918 and the discovery of penicillin in 1927.
Covers military, scientific, professional and personal perspectives on medicine during conflicts across the globe from 1853-1927. Students and scholars can research medical developments including x-rays, plastic surgery and artificial limbs, with a focus on rehabilitation, nursing and the psychological toll of war. Highlights include the personal correspondence of Florence Nightingale, diaries of VADs, hospital records and literature from the Red Cross.
Coverage: 1853 - 1927
Vendor: Adam Matthew
Producer: Adam Matthew
Interlibrary Loan Type: Secure Electronic Transmission Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users