The crimean doctors: a history of the british medical services in the crimean war reviewed by anne summers author information articles from medical history are provided here courtesy of cambridge university press formats: summary | page browse | pdf (299k) | citation. Shepherd j, the crimean doctors: a history of the british medical services in the crimean war vol 2 (liverpool, uk, liverpool university press: 1991) nightingale f, a contribution to the sanitary history fo the british army during the late war with russia, (london, uk, harrison and sons, 1859.
28 john shepherd, the crimean doctors: a history of the medical services in the crimean war, 2 vols (liverpool: liverpool university press, 1991), i, 172 mark bostridge, florence nightingale: the woman and her legend (london: viking, 2008), p 223.
A comprehensive medical history of the crimean war, this work assesses the role of the british doctors-army, navy and civilian-while taking account of the contemporary state of medicine and surgery, as well as the limited attention paid to army and navy medical services by successive governments before the war. A comprehensive medical history of the crimean war, this work assesses the role of the british doctors 6 army, navy and civilian 6 while taking account of the contemporary state of medicine and surgery, as well as the limited attention paid to the army and navy medical services by successive governments before the war.
A different alternative history treatment of the crimean war is s m stirling's story the charge of lee's brigade  the trooper , song by iron maiden included in their 1983 album piece of mind , inspired by lord tennyson's poem, describes the charge from the point of view of a british soldier.
Organisation of the medical services in 1853, the medical services were reorganised-the army medical department and ordnance medical department were combined into one under dr andrew smith had not been done before as the duke of wellington had been strictly against any reform of the medical system smith had to create a war-ready department from scratch. Home a level and ib history medical services in the crimean war medical services in the crimean war outlines medical services, and the key figues involved, in the crimean war.
Medical practices in russia before the crimean war were primarily based on homeopathic treatment and the rejection of plaster dressings and anesthetic agents due to haemorrhagic risks as a result, medical treatments failed to eradicate epidemic diseases among the troops, up to eighty percent of patients died from gangrene, and soldiers with gunshot wounds had amputations with dismal survival rates. In the crimean war: a history, orlando figes recasts the war as the watershed event of the modern era and, in concert with ian almond's two faiths, one banner, provides a much-needed spotlight on religious elements of the war.