David Meyers: Medicine in the Civil War
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David Meyers, a professor of medicine- cardiology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, presents a discussion on Medicine in the Civil War.
Meyers is a member of the Society of Civil War Surgeons. For more than 25 years, he has lectured on Civil War medicine. In his presentation, Meyers examines the surgical techniques used during the war as well as the predominance of disease as a cause of death.
Co-sponsored by the John Wornall House, The Clendening History of Medicine Library and Museum, and The History and Philosophy of Medicine Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center.