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CANCELLED: 'Medical Advances During the Great War' by Tom Scotland

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Owing to the current Covid-19 pandemic most meetings have been postponed or cancelled. Please check with the organisers before attending. 

 

Tom Scotland will be giving a talk on medical advances during the Great War which he calls 'A Time to Live and A Time to Die'.


ONLINE: 'From Disaster to Triumph. Saving life and limb on the Western Front' by Tom Scotland

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Image: Surgeon George Gask operating at Canadian CCS 2 at Remy Siding in 1917 About this online talk: In 1914, the real treatment of wounds didn't start until the soldier arrived at the base hospital, a journey which sometimes took days. Anaesthesia was poor, surgical methods were inefficient, resuscitation almost unheard of. Not surprisingly, man…


Ground-breaking Developments in Treatment of the Wounded on the Western Front 1914-18 with Tom Scotland

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Tom Scotland discusses the tremendous progress that was made in the treatment of wounded soldiers during the Great War, which significantly improved their chances of survival. This is a Zoom Meeting: for details on how to join in contact londoneastwfa@gmail.com  


A Time to Die and a Time to Live  by Tom Scotland

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A Disaster to Triumph: groundbreaking developments in care of the wounded on the western front 1914-18 by Tom Scotland Helion, £29.95pb 256pp., 90 ills, 8 maps, 25 tables, footnotes, bibliog, index.  ISBN: 978–191–162–874–3  [This review first appeared in Stand To ! No. 116] It appears there are few works on the topic of wartime medicine and …