“To Afford the Wounded Speedy Assistance”: Dominique Jean Larrey and Napoleon

@article{Skandalakis2005ToAT,
  title={“To Afford the Wounded Speedy Assistance”: Dominique Jean Larrey and Napoleon},
  author={P. Skandalakis and P. Lainas and O. Zoras and J. Skandalakis and P. Mirilas},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={30},
  pages={1392-1399}
}
  • P. Skandalakis, P. Lainas, +2 authors P. Mirilas
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • World Journal of Surgery
  • Dominique Jean Larrey (1766–1842) has been described as the father of modern military surgery and is considered even today as the model military surgeon. [...] Key Result In his vivid battlefield journals, Larrey documented the course of tetanus, the pathophysiology of cold injury, the effective control of hemorrhage, the drainage of empyema and hemothorax, the aspiration of pericardial effusion or hemopericardium, and the packing of sucking chest wounds. Larrey established a categorical rule for the triage of…Expand Abstract
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