Civil War Talk Radio Episode 1524: Learning from the Wounded: The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science

This is a fascinating discussion between host Dr. Gerald Prokopowicz and Dr. Shauna Devine, author of Learning from the Wounded: The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science. Dr. Devine discusses how treating wounded and diseased soldiers in the Civil War taught doctors a great deal and spurred medical advances. She spoke about the Germ Theory and advances in treating disease, as well as the development of new medical techniques.

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