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Gunshot wounds and their treatment in the British Civil Wars
Stephen M. Rutherford

Surgery (London: Random House, 2008), and M. J. Lewis, Medicine and Care of the Dying: A Modern History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007). 10 For example, J.  E.  McCallum, Military Medicine: From Ancient Times to the 21st Century (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2008), pp. 291–4; R. A. Gabriel, 72 A new kind of surgery for a new kind of war 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Between Flesh and Steel: A History of Military Medicine from the Middle Ages to the War in Afghanistan (Washington

in Battle-scarred
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Carol Acton and Jane Potter

Military Hospital, Warriors Are Not the Only Wounded’, reported on ‘what’s called Combat and Occupational Stress Reaction or Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder … at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany which has received many of the severely wounded casualties from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan’.5 Reporter Michael Winship notes that ‘[t]hey compare this hospital to the center of an hourglass; it’s the midpoint between combat injury and treatment in the field and then subsequent care back in the States or other home country’.6 In December 2013 an article in

in Working in a world of hurt
Michael Robinson

The correlation between welfare and unemployment is similarly evident amongst non-veteran populations. Research into inter-war National Health Insurance documents foregrounds how unemployment and mental illness were intrinsically linked in British society. 28 Research into US Army veterans of recent campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan concludes that unemployed veterans may be disposed to incorrectly attributing their depression, anxiety and helplessness to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD

in Shell-shocked British Army veterans in Ireland, 1918–39
Disease, conflict and nursing in the British Empire, 1880–1914
Angharad Fletcher

point she retired from professional nursing.1 Nellie Gould is remembered as a visionary and pioneer, prompting the often rather triumphalist and sanitised recording of her biographical details. She has frequently appeared in military and medical histories of both the Second Boer War and the First World War, and has been central to many commemorative endeavours, for example the Australian War Memorial’s 2011 exhibition Nurses:  From Zululand to Afghanistan and, most recently, ABC’s celebratory TV miniseries Anzac Girls (2014). Like her colleagues in South Africa, Gould

in Colonial caring
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Michael Robinson

: From Ancient Greece to the conflict in Afghanistan (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014), 1. 18 Wendy Holden, Shell-Shock: The Psychological Impact of War (London: Channel 4 Books, 2001), 7, 66. 19 Tom Johnstone, Orange, Green and Khaki: The Story of the Irish Regiments in the Great War

in Shell-shocked British Army veterans in Ireland, 1918–39
Narratives of the Indian Medical Service
Alannah Tomkins

postings and very few indeed felt at liberty to discuss sexual encounters frankly in narrative sources.49 Narrators’ responses to IMS service undoubtedly changed over time, if only given alterations to British economic ambitions and achievements in India – Bayly described EIC rule as ‘a dismal failure long before the Great Rebellion’ – and fluctuations in experience dictated by periods of military suppression (ongoing, but particularly up to 1820) or outright war (as in Burma 1824–26 and Afghanistan 1839–42).50 Narratives of the Indian Medical Service 85 Cultural

in Medical misadventure in an age of professionalisation, 1780–1890
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American confidence and the narrative of resilience in the Great War
Carol Acton and Jane Potter

: A Further Discussion of the Ethics of the World War and the Attitude and Duty of the United States (New York and London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons/The Knickerbocker Press, 1917), p. xvii. C. de Florez, ‘No. 6’: A Few Pages from the Diary of an Ambulance Driver (New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1918), p. 141. President Wilson’s Great Speeches and Other History Making Documents (Chicago: Stanton & Van Vliet Co., 1919), p. 29. For an analysis of debates surrounding the ‘war on terror’ and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, see L. E. Ambrosius, ‘Woodrow Wilson and George W

in Working in a world of hurt
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Krista Maglen

was in Asiatic Russia ‘which ... received its infection as the result of an exceptional epidemic of cholera in British India during 1891; this being followed in the early months of 1892 by a recrudescence along the Indo-Afghan frontier’.4 From Asiatic Russia the disease moved to European Russia where the first cases were said to have occurred in Astrakhan on 24 June, reaching St Petersburg on 1 August and Moscow on 5 August. It was in Poland before the end of the second week of August and at Hamburg, one of the busiest ports in the world, by 16 August. By the end of

in The English System
The CDC’s mission to Cold War East Pakistan, 1958
Paul Greenough

vaccinators from Afghanistan, and a single French researcher. Cockburn, ‘Epidemic Crisis in EP’, p. 5, table 2. 47 ‘USSR Medical Team in Karachi’, Pakistan Observer (12 May 1958) and ‘Russia Medical Aid Lauded’ Pakistan Observer (13 May 1958). For the Russian account, see B. N. Pastukhov, ‘Visit of Soviet

in The politics of vaccination
Hajj, cholera and Spanish–Moroccan regeneration, 1890–99
Francisco Javier Martínez

British Afghan disembarked 1,550 pilgrims.49 Despite preparations, cholera broke out, causing eight deaths among the thirty-five declared cases.50 This emergency obliged Cenarro to travel personally to the island, accompanied by two other Spanish physicians, Dr Jiménez and José Prieto (Gustavo’s brother), plus eight Spanish medical auxiliaries.51 The total Spanish and Moroccan staff reached 211 people, of which at least 100 were soldiers.52 When quarantine was over, the British Vice-Consul in Mogador, Robert Lyon Nelson Johnston, criticised the shortcomings of the

in Mediterranean Quarantines, 1750–1914