Chapter Twenty. Military Medicine

  1. John Horne Professor member
  1. Sophie Delaporte Faculty of Philosophy

Published Online: 19 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch20

A Companion to World War I

A Companion to World War I

How to Cite

Delaporte, S. (2010) Military Medicine, in A Companion to World War I (ed J. Horne), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch20

Editor Information

  1. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123860

Online ISBN: 9781444323634



  • military medicine;
  • World War I - paradoxical impact on bodies and minds of men who fought;
  • surgical intervention and stomach wounds;
  • surgical intervention on amputations;
  • curability, directly related to malady;
  • hypnosis therapy - for soldiers with nervous or mental conditions


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Surgical Intervention: Stomach Wounds

  • Surgical Intervention: Amputations

  • Psychological Trauma

  • Further Reading