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    • By: Weston Bryan Mr. Hunt Period 5 February 8, 2011 Medicine on the Front Line
      • There was many sicknesses during this time. To name a few:
        • Influenza
        • Trench fever
        • Typhoid fever
        • Lice
        • The dieses were deadly and
        • often causes of death along with
        • being shot.
      In the Beginning... http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/1525781?terms=influenza
      • Many doctors in the war only had a few years of formal schooling.
      • The doctors were aware of hygiene and were careful about their cleanliness.
      • The typical medical schooling at the time consisted of only two six-month terms of studying, all of which was spent in lecture classes with no time devoted to hands-on work.
      Doctors' Support http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/1057539?terms=medicine
      • Woman played a big part in medicine while the men were fighting in the war.
      • The care and treatment of the sick has traditionally been the role of women, and throughout history, women developed specialized knowledge about herbal medicines.
      • Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to earn a medical degree, from Geneva Medical College in New York in 1849.
      Woman in Health http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/981975?terms=elizabeth+blackwell
      • Many wounded were put into medical camps set up behind the front lines.
      • They would set up camps in large buildings that were not yet destroyed by warfare.
      • Many run down factories, churches, & storage buildings were used to house the medical fields.
      Medical Storage http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/293715?terms=world+war+one+wounded
      • Wayne, Tiffany K. "Women in Medicine." In American History . ABC-CLIO, 2000-. Accessed February 8, 2011. http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/.
      • American History , s.v. "Treating wounded soldiers during World War I," Image, National Archives, accessed February 8, 2011. http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/.
      • http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/293715?terms=world+war+one+wounded
      • http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/981975?terms=elizabeth+blackwell
      • http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/1057539?terms=medicine
      • http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/1525781?terms=influenza
      • "World War I | Medicine." Yale University. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.yale.edu/collections_collaborative/WW1/medicine.html.
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