Wounds In War: The Mechanism Of Their Production And Their Treatment


SKU: 9781430447245
Author: Stevenson, William Flack
Publication Date: 01/17/2007
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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“”Wounds in War: The Mechanism of Their Production and Their Treatment”” is a comprehensive guide to understanding the nature of wounds sustained in war and their proper treatment. Written by William Flack Stevenson, a British surgeon who served in World War I, this book delves into the various mechanisms that cause wounds in battle, including bullets, shrapnel, and explosive devices. It also explores the different types of injuries that soldiers may sustain, such as fractures, burns, and gas poisoning.The book provides detailed information on the best practices for treating these injuries, including surgical techniques, wound care, and pain management. It also discusses the psychological impact of war wounds on soldiers and their families, highlighting the importance of mental health support.Throughout the book, Stevenson draws on his own experiences as a surgeon in the field, providing real-life examples of the challenges faced by medical personnel during wartime. He also includes numerous illustrations and diagrams to help readers understand the complex medical procedures involved in treating war wounds.Overall, “”Wounds in War”” is an essential resource for anyone interested in the medical aspects of warfare, from military personnel and medical professionals to historians and students of military history.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.