Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Doctors in the Great War, Ian R Whitehead

Doctors in the Great War, Ian R Whitehead.
A serious study of the role of the Royal Army Medical Corps and the British medical profession during the First World War, looking at how the small pre-war RAMC expanded to include over half of all British doctors. Looks at a wide range of topics, from the structure of the RAMC to the way it dealt with the new problems thrown up by the fighting on the Western Front and the challenges to medical ethics posed by a mass military.
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