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Surgery in a Canadian field ambulance, October 1916

George Metcalf Collection/ Canadian War Museum1916-10

Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage
Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

Surgery in a Canadian field ambulance, October 1916.
George Metcalf Collection/ Canadian War Museum 19920085-102

Improvements in combat surgery, such as blood transfusion, increased survival rates for wounded soldiers.

More than half of all Canadian physicians served overseas to meet the demand of heavy casualties.

Details

  • Title: Surgery in a Canadian field ambulance, October 1916
  • Creator: George Metcalf Collection/ Canadian War Museum
  • Date Created: 1916-10

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