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by Louis Stromeyer
by Dr. Friedrich Esmarch
Published by J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, in 1862.
5 x 7.5 inches. Containing 120 pages
This rare surgical text was one of those heavily relied on by surgeons and medical personnel during the Civil War. Focusing on gunshot wounds and injuries the text outlines the operations necessary to save the soldiers life on the field of battle. Written around battlefield injuries it is no small wonder that the medical text was so highly prized.
A scarce medical title to say the least. Right up there with Appia's Ambulance Surgeon.
Fractures of Bones Occurring in Gunshot Injuries :Introductory Action of Bullets on the Bones Examination of Gunshot Wounds, the Bone being Injured Prognosis in Gunshot Injuries of Bones Course and Treatment: Rest Antiphlogistic Treatment Free Escape of Wound Secretion Diet Further Progress of Gunshot Wound: Pyemia Parenchymatous Hemorrhage - Tetanus
Gunshot Wound of Single Bones :Injuries of the Facial Bones Injuries of the Vertebral Column Injuries of the Lower Jaw Wounds of the Pelvis Injuries of the Clavicle Injuries of the Scapula Injuries of the Humerus: Shoulder-joint Shaft of the Humerus Injuries of the Elbow-joint: Ulna Radius Injuries of the Ulna and of the Radius in their continuity Injuries of the Wrist Injuries of the Hand Injuries of the Femur Injuries of the Shaft of the Femur Injuries of the Knee-joint Injuries of the Leg Injuries of the Foot
Resection in Gunshot Injuries :Author's Preface Introductory Remarks
Injuries of Shafts of Bones by Bullets :Different Kinds of these Injuries Comminution and Fissuring of Bones Cure of Comminuted Bones without Operative Interference Circumstances exerting Hurtful Influences on Wounds: Influence of Transport from the Battlefield Influence of Hospital Air on the Wound Inflammation and Suppuration in the Wound Examination and Diagnosis of the Injuries Treatment of these Injuries
Gunshot Injuries of Joints :Various Kinds of Injuries of Joints Course of the Injuries of Joints Diagnosis of Injuries of Joints Treatment of Injuries of Joints Injuries of Individual Joints: Injury of the Shoulder-joint: Course of Injuries of the Shoulder-joint, without Operative Interference Injury of the Shoulder-joint, rendering Exarticulation of the Arm necessary Resection of the Shoulder-joint Illustrative Cases Injuries of the Elbow-joint: Different Kinds of this Injury Diagnosis Course of Wounds of the Elbow-joint without Operative Interference Illustrative Cases Resection of the Elbow-joint Illustrative Cases Method of Operating After-treatment Results, with Cases Injuries of the Hip-joint Injuries of the Knee-joint: Cases of Resection Table of Resections of the Elbow performed in the Sleswick-Holstein Campaigns Table of Resections of the Shoulder performed in the Sleswick-Holstein Campaigns
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