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The Roles and Ethical Dilemmas for Military Medical Care Workers

Victor W. Sidel and Barry S. Levy

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the roles and ethical dilemmas for military medical care workers, including obligations to enhance military strength versus obligations to meet the needs of individual military ... More


Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Erica Charters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines British responses to disease during the Seven Years War with a particular focus on the role of the state and its relationship to the welfare of the armed forces. Alongside fiscal ... More


Flux, Fever, and Politics:: The European Theater of War

Erica Charters

in Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines 'regular' diseases of eighteenth-century armies: fevers and diarrhoeal diseases. It opens with an overview of the nature of disease in European campaigns, tracing how ... More


Army Hospitals for Indian Employees: Ethnicity and ‘Economy’ in Colonial Medical Care

Samiksha Sehrawat

in Colonial Medical Care in North India: Gender, State, and Society, c. 1830-1920

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198096603
eISBN:
9780199082773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096603.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Medical facilities for Indian soldiers are used here to examine the failure of the colonial state to provide medical care for its Indian employees. The ethnicity of ‘martial race’ troops was central ... More


Introduction

David J. Appleby and Andrew Hopper

in Battle-scarred: Mortality, medical care and military welfare in the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124807
eISBN:
9781526138675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124807.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction surveys the historical and historiographical contexts which underpin and link the various chapters in Battle-Scarred, before outlining the questions and topics covered in the ... More


Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Heather R. Perry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is a critical examination of the relationships between war, medicine, and the pressures of modernization in the waning stages of the German Empire. Through her examination of wartime ... More


Introduction

Erica Charters

in Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter introduces the themes and argument of this study. It highlights the ways in which disease shaped military policy and the amount of energy, time, and money devoted to troop welfare by ... More


“A Fine Field for Professional Improvement”: Sites and Sources of Medical Authority in the Revolutionary War

Simon Finger

in The Contagious City: The Politics of Public Health in Early Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448935
eISBN:
9780801464003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448935.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details the contributions of Philadelphia's medical community during the War of Independence. Throughout the conflict, disease killed far more Americans than combat; and commanders ... More


Military Medicine and Cancer Therapy

in Contested Medicine: Cancer Research and the Military

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226465319
eISBN:
9780226465333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465333.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter addresses the intimate relationship between research for cancer therapy and military medicine. It considers the efforts of Donnal Thomas from 1957 to 1977 and his development of a ... More


Adaptation and Hot Climates:: Fighting in India

Erica Charters

in Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how the Seven Years War changed the nature of British involvement in India, as demonstrated in the nature of medical practice and theories of disease. It discusses the nature of ... More


: Settings

in Mixed Medicines: Health and Culture in French Colonial Cambodia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226031637
eISBN:
9780226031651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031651.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter outlines the setting for the development of Western medicine in French colonial Cambodia, discusses French medicine in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and provides an ... More


The Reasons of a Passion

Thomas Dodman

in What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226492803
eISBN:
9780226493138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493138.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Nostalgia became a thing in the Age of Enlightenment, in the writings and actions of physicians and philosophes who heard about this mysterious Swiss illness. Across Europe and the North Atlantic, ... More


Recycling the Disabled: The Mobilisation of the Wounded in War-Time Germany

Heather R. Perry

in Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter five examines how the “recovered labor” of the disabled soldier was organized and distributed within the wartime economy. It reveals the links forged by military authorities between the ... More


Rehabilitation Nation: Re-Membering the Disabled in War-Time Germany

Heather R. Perry

in Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter three begins with the organization of German military medicine and traces the path of the wounded soldier from the battlefield to the homefront. It then outlines how military authorities ... More


Healing the War-Disabled: The Re-Orientation of German Orthopaedics

Heather R. Perry

in Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter one begins with an examination of the social and medical programs for disabled adults in Imperial Germany and outlines how the introduction of social insurance in the 1880s divided Germany’s ... More


Conclusion Mobilisation, Militarisation, and Medicalisation in WWI Germany

Heather R. Perry

in Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The conclusion outlines how the medical and social developments driven by the war had important long-term consequences for various segments of German society: orthopaedists, university medical ... More


Introduction

Elaine G. Breslaw

in Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic: Health Care in Early America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787175
eISBN:
9780814739389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787175.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores the evolution of public health crises and solutions in America. Focusing on the issue of the “fall” of the medical profession, it assesses the state of medicine and health in the ... More


Contested Medicine: Cancer Research and the Military

Gerald Kutcher

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226465319
eISBN:
9780226465333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465333.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 1960s, University of Cincinnati radiologist Eugene Saenger infamously conducted human experiments on patients with advanced cancer to examine how total body radiation could treat the disease. ... More


An Equal Burden: The Men of the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War

Jessica Meyer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198824169
eISBN:
9780191862762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824169.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

An Equal Burden forms the first scholarly study of the Army Medical Services in the First World War to focus on the roles and experiences of the men of the ranks of the Royal Army Medical Corps ... More


Epilogue

Erica Charters

in Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter points to the transformative effects of the Seven Years War on Britain’s public sphere, on medicine’s role in public life, and on an emerging European identity. Since disease outbreaks ... More


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