On direct and indirect traction and the treatment of fractures of the lower limbs
This book contains examples of the progress of medicine as a result of the war. The author was a doctor in Bologna’s Gozzadini Hospital. Many of the cases are illustrated with images.
Esempio dei progressi della medicina, causati dalla guerra. L’autore era un medico dell’ospedale Gozzadini di Bologna. Il testo è corredato di numerose immagini.
picture 3 – Demonstration of the transport method of a man with the broken limb included in the apparatus.
Fig. 3 – Dimostrazione del metodo di trasporto coll’arto fratturato incluso in trazione nell’Apparecchio.
- Article by:
- Julie Anderson
- Race, empire and colonial troops, Life as a soldier
World War One created thousands of casualties from physical wounds, illness, and emotional trauma. Dr Julie Anderson reflects on the subsequent impact on the role of doctors and nurses, and the medical treatment, organisation and new technologies that they employed.