Lunch and Learn: Health Care Delivery in CT during the Civil War

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In an era before antisepsis and antibiotics, the devastating effects of a new weapon of destruction called the Minie Ball resulted in more than 55,000 amputations. The effects of this bullet are demonstrated on wood, pig femur, and muscle with clinical demonstrations. Dr. Ira Spar is a practicing orthopedic and hand surgeon and a member of the Society of Civil War Surgeons.


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