Journal articlesImproving conditions for the wounded: Dominique Jean Larrey

Improving conditions for the wounded: Dominique Jean Larrey

07/11/14 | Education | Edward White

In the previous issue, we saw how the selfless work of one particularly determined individual brought about the creation of a wound care product now taken for granted; Sampson Gamgee and cotton wool. This time we focus on the work of a French military surgeon, and how his approach revolutionised acute care practice both on the battlefield and in hospitals worldwide.