Wound Doctoring

Battlefield medicine, also called field surgery and later combat casualty care, is the treatment of wounded combatants and non-combatants in or near an area of combat. Civilian medicine has been greatly advanced by procedures that were first developed to treat the wounds inflicted during combat


The Wound Man from Wellcome Library’s MS. 290

Hans von Gersdorff’s Feldbuch der Wundarznei 1530

15th-century manuscript, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

R. White wound man 1678