Healing the Nation: Soldiers and the Culture of Caregiving in Britain during the Great War

Healing the Nation: Soldiers and the Culture of Caregiving in Britain during the Great WarHealing the Nation: Soldiers and the Culture of Caregiving in Britain during the Great War by Jeffrey S. Reznick
ISBN: 0719069750
Published by Manchester University Press on December 15th 2011
Genres: Great Britain, Medical
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Treatment, rehabilitation and recovery of wounded soldiers in the WWI Britain.

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in HistoryThe Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
ISBN: 0143036491
Published by Penguin Books on October 4th 2005
Genres: Medical
Pages: 560

Len's Summary: The "Spanish Flu" pandemic of 1918-19 claimed over 20 million lives worldwide, including half a million in America and three million in India.

Forgotten Lunatics of the Great War

Forgotten Lunatics of the Great WarForgotten Lunatics of the Great War by Peter Barham
ISBN: 0300125119
Published by Yale University Press on August 21st 2007
Genres: Great Britain, Medical, Psychology
Pages: 464

Len's Summary: Shell shock and its treatment; UK government reactions and public acceptance; written by a psychologist.

Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the U.S. Army during World War I

Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the U.S. Army during World War IFever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the U.S. Army during World War I by Carol R. Byerly
ISBN: 0814799248
Published by New York University Press on April 5th 2005
Genres: Medical, Military, United States
Pages: 251

Len's Summary: Examines the Army's response to the influenza pandemic of 1918-19.

Madness and the Military: Australia’s Experience of the Great War

Madness and the Military: Australia’s Experience of the Great WarMadness and the Military: Australia's Experience of the Great War by Michael Tyquin
ISBN: 9781876439897
Published by Australian Military History Publications on January 1st 2006
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Medical, Military
Pages: 180

Len's Summary: The author examines the often uneasy relationship between the Australian military and the medical establishment in treating shell shock.

Shell Shocked Britain: The First World War’s Legacy for Britain’s Mental Health

Shell Shocked Britain: The First World War’s Legacy for Britain’s Mental HealthShell Shocked Britain: The First World War's Legacy for Britain's Mental Health by Suzie Grogan
ISBN: 9781781592656
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 31st 2014
Genres: Great Britain, Medical, Sociology
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: Exploring the myth of a nation of ‘broken men’ and ‘spare women.’

Medicine and Duty: The World War I Memoir of Captain Harold W. Mcgill, Medical Officer 31st Battalion C.E.F.

Medicine and Duty: The World War I Memoir of Captain Harold W. Mcgill, Medical Officer 31st Battalion C.E.F.Medicine and Duty: The World War I Memoir of Captain Harold W. Mcgill, Medical Officer 31st Battalion C.E.F. by Marjorie Barron Norris, Patrick Brennan
ISBN: 1552381935
Published by University of Calgary Press on May 15th 2007
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, Medical, Religious, History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), World War I
Pages: 406

Answering the Call: The U. S. Army Nurse Corps, 1917-1919: A Commemorative Tribute to Military Nursing in World War I

Answering the Call: The U. S. Army Nurse Corps, 1917-1919: A Commemorative Tribute to Military Nursing in World War IAnswering the Call: The U.S. Army Nurse Corps, 1917-1919: A Commemorative Tribute to Military Nursing in World War I by Lisa M. Budreau, Richard M. Prior
ISBN: 0160817242
Published by United States Department of Defense on November 10th 2008
Genres: History, Military, General, World War I, Medical, Nursing, Emergency
Pages: 254

Len's Summary: The author is a research historian in the Army Office of Medical History.

Before My Helpless Sight: Suffering, Dying and Military Medicine on the Western Front, 1914-1918

Before My Helpless Sight: Suffering, Dying and Military Medicine on the Western Front, 1914-1918Before My Helpless Sight: Suffering, Dying and Military Medicine on the Western Front, 1914-1918 by Leo van Bergen
ISBN: 9780754658535
Published by Ashgate Publishing on February 8th 2009
Genres: History, Modern, General, Military, World War I, Medical
Pages: 528

Len's Summary: Drawing on French, Dutch, British and German sources, the author examines the impact of modern war on individual soldiers. Translation from the Dutch recommended by Hubert van Tuyll of Augusta State University.

Living with Enza: The Forgotten Story of Britain and the Great Flu Pandemic of 1918

Living with Enza: The Forgotten Story of Britain and the Great Flu Pandemic of 1918Living with Enza: The Forgotten Story of Britain and the Great Flu Pandemic of 1918 by Mark Honigsbaum
ISBN: 9780230217744
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on February 3rd 2009
Genres: Health & Fitness, Diseases, Contagious, History, Europe, Great Britain, Modern, 20th Century, Medical, Infectious Diseases, Science
Pages: 237

Len's Summary: The story of the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 in which over a quarter of a million died in the UK and another three million in British India.

A Surgeon in Khaki: Through France and Flanders in World War I

A Surgeon in Khaki: Through France and Flanders in World War IA Surgeon in Khaki: Through France and Flanders in World War I by Arthur Anderson Martin, Glyn Harper
ISBN: 0803234929
Published by University of Nebraska Press on April 1st 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, General, Personal Memoirs, History, Military, World War I, Medical, Surgery
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: The memoir of a New Zealand surgeon in the BEF.

War Surgery, 1914-1918

War Surgery, 1914-1918War Surgery, 1914-1918 by Thomas Scotland, Steven Heys
ISBN: 9781909384408
Published by Helion on December 19th 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Medical, Surgery, General, Essays
Pages: 287

Len's Summary: Ten essays ranging over the field of surgery as practiced in The Great War.

American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic

American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza EpidemicAmerican Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic by Nancy K. Bristow
ISBN: 9780199811342
Published by Oxford University Press on April 30th 2012
Genres: History, United States, State & Local, General, Modern, 20th Century, South, Medical, Public Health
Pages: 280

Len's Summary: The global flu pandemic of 1918-1920 sickened mainly young adults killed some 50 million people, half a million in America alone, shaking new-found confidence in medicine and having a profound effect on society.

Reconstructing Faces: The Art and Wartime Surgery of Gillies, Pickerill, McIndoe and Mowiem

Reconstructing Faces: The Art and Wartime Surgery of Gillies, Pickerill, McIndoe and MowiemReconstructing Faces: The Art and Wartime Surgery of Gillies, Pickerill, McIndoe and Mowiem by Murray C. Meikle
ISBN: 9781877578397
Published by Otago University Press on January 1st 2013
Genres: History, Military, General, Medical, Surgery, Plastic & Cosmetic
Pages: 264

Len's Summary: Facial reconstructive surgery in two world wars.