News tagged with battlefield medicine

Gettysburg offers lessons on battlefield medicine

(AP)—As gunshots ravaged the bodies of tens of thousands of soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg 150 years ago, military doctors responded with a method of treatment that is still the foundation of combat ...

Jun 23, 2013
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War medicine now is helping Boston bomb victims

The bombs that made Boston look like a combat zone have also brought battlefield medicine to their civilian victims. A decade of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has sharpened skills and scalpels, leading to ...

Apr 18, 2013
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