Saturday Review : War and Medicine

Saturday Review : War and Medicine

Publication Title: bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/saturdayreview
Publication Date: 22nd November 2008

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War and Medicine
This exhibition examines the continually evolving relationship between warfare and medicine, beginning with the disasters of the Crimean War in the 1850s and continuing through to today’s conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Subjects covered include the pioneering plastic surgery techniques first developed during World War I to treat disfiguring facial wounds through to the recent controversies surrounding Gulf War Syndrome and the diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

 

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