ISSN 2409-5834

On the history of teaching the course of military field surgery in Russia1

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Igor V. Karpenkoa,Maria S. Sergeevаa, Viktor G. Belykha, Galina N. Volovchenkoa, Dmitry V. Gavryuchenkova


A modern military physician can perform their duties at a high professional level only when they are au fait with a complex of military medical disciplines, such as military field surgery, military hygiene, organisation and tactics of medical service and some others, along with general medical knowledge. Back in his time, our great fellow countryman N.I. Pirogov described war as a “traumatic epidemic”

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