As we ponder the sesquicentennial anniversary of the American Civil War, the horrifying blunders in that era's medical and surgical practices, and the very fact that this nation has been at war for many years, we recognize how different war has become over time. We also realize how different combat medicine is because of the devastating necessity caused by changing warfare.
"Re-hinging Life/Scalpel to Text--Sarah K. Traphagen,"
Journal of Military Experience: Vol. 2
, Article 11.
Available at: http://encompass.eku.edu/jme/vol2/iss1/11