The evolution of surgery

By Michael Crumplin, published 28th November 2021

In this podcast, Michael Crumplin explores the development of military surgery during the Napoleonic Wars. He provides a brief context of the evolution of surgery and outlines the changes in training, surgical knowledge, militarisation, apparatus and patient experience. 

1. Introduction and lead-up to the Napoleonic Wars
2. Changes during the French Wars
3. The evolution of surgical techniques
4. Changes in surgical equipment
5. Patients' experience
6. Changes after the Napoleonic Wars
7. Surgical developments after 1850

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