Notes on War Surgery in France.
This article published in the St Bartholomew's Hospital Journal describes how new techniques were developed to aid the healing of wounds and shorten the recovery period for soldiers. This article states that 'The military situation demands that every effort should be made to shorten the recovery period and return wounded men to duty in the shortest possible time.' This highlights how the demands of war directly led to medical advancement.
Image Courtesy of St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives.