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"Directions to army surgeons on the field of battle"

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Title:
"Directions to army surgeons on the field of battle"
Description:
The Sanitary Commission printed these brief battlefield surgery instructions of the British Surgeon General from the Crimean War for use of Union surgeons during the Civil War. The passage displayed outlines the decisions taken in amputation cases.
Creator:
Guthrie, G. J. (George James)
Date:
1861
Format:
Documents
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Boston Medical Library
Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (33.M.302).
Series:
Boston Medical Library
Subjects:
Amputation
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
Extent:
Cover of pamphlet.
Link to Item:
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Publisher:
Washington, D.C., 1861
Language:
English
Identifier:
DigID0001609