Physiology and medicine: First World War perspectives

16 November 2018

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds, United Kingdom

First World War public event

The First World War led to medical advances that have saved millions of lives. Ambulances, antiseptics, reconstructive surgery and anaesthesia, essential features of medicine today, all originated in the First World War.

Hear the stories of physiological and medical developments at our FREE public event!  

Talks will include:

  • Combatting the worldwide influenza pandemic after the war
  • The beginnings of the pharmaceutical industry in the UK
  • Treating disease and infection in the military
  • The challenges of gas warfare

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