Military Medicine Episodes

Emergency Medicine Military Medicine

Ep.14 - Past & Present - Emergency Medicine

Dec. 23, 2022

Delves into the history of emergency medicine and modern-day emergency medicine practice.

Anatomy Art & Literature Military Medicine Surgery

Ep.72 - Sam Alberti - Watercolour, woodcut and wax - Medical illustration around 1900

Dec. 10, 2021

Anatomy and surgery have strong extra-textual elements. The development and transmission of these crafts rely heavily on visual communication in a range of media, whether by practitioners or (other) illustrators.

Military Medicine Public Health

Ep.53 - Beverly Bergman - Military Public Health from the Crimea to World War One

March 19, 2021

Explores how the development of an understanding of the principles of public health in wartime during the late nineteenth century helped to protect troops exposed to the challenging conditions of the First World War.

Military Medicine Surgery

Ep.46 - Tom Scotland - The Changing Management of Abdominal Wounds During the Great War

Dec. 11, 2020

Explores the experiences of surgeons and nurses during the 3rd Battle of Ypres in 1917, from casualty clearing stations positioned within 5 miles of the front line.

Mental Health Military Medicine Psychiatry

Ep.13 - Edgar Jones - How Ideas about Psychiatric Trauma Evolved in the Two World Wars

June 10, 2020

Explores how healthcare professionals in the UK interpreted psychosomatic disorders such as shell shock, battle exhaustion and traumatic neurasthenia, in the context of psychiatric research and the new forms of warfare.

Military Medicine Surgery

Ep.5 - Michael Crumplin - The Bloody Fields Of Waterloo

June 10, 2020

Explores the various stages of the Battle of Waterloo (1815), highlighting particular medical issues of the campaign.

Art & Literature Infectious Diseases Military Medicine Public Health

Ep.3 - Helen King - Poems On Plagues: Thomas Sprat And The Later History Of The Plague Of Athens

June 10, 2020

"Poems on Plagues: Thomas Sprat and the Later History of the Plague of Athens", examines responses to Thucydides’ narrative of the plague of Athens.

Military Medicine

Ep.2 - Stephen Craig - The Annotated Medical and Physical Observations of John Pringle

June 10, 2020

The Annotated Medical and Physical Observations of Sir John Pringle, by Dr Stephen Craig.