How the Civil War Changed Medicine
Dr. Ira Rutkow talked about how medicine and surgery changed during the Civil War. He responded to questions from members of the… read more
Dr. Ira Rutkow talked about how medicine and surgery changed during the Civil War. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Civil War: How Did It Impact Medicine in America?” was a John K. Lattimer Lecture at the New York Academy of Medicine.
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- Ira M. Rutkow M.D. Clinical Professor University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey->Surgery
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