Episode 50 – Civil War Medicine

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By Collins, William A., 1841-1862 – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Public Domain, Link

In this episode Hilary and Geoff discuss common misconceptions about medicine during the Civil War. They also talk about key advances that take place in medical professionalization, surgery, the treatment of diseases, and even the expanding role of women in medicine.

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