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The Michael E. DeBakey Papers

Title:
[Close-up of leg amputation at 46th Portable Surgical Hospital, Tinkhawk Sakan, Burma]
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Description:
The auxiliary surgical hospitals (later called Mobile Army Surgical Hospitals) were conceived and developed by DeBakey and the Surgical Consultants in the first years of World War II. They greatly improved battlefield injury survival rates by getting surgical care closer to the front lines. Photos like this, taken during the last years of the war, provide a closer look at the operations of the surgical units.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (93,785 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
ca. 1944
Creator:
[United States Army]
Source:
Original Repository: National Museum of Health and Medicine. Otis Historical Archives. Museum and Medical Arts Service Photographs
OHA Collection 220.1
Rights:
Courtesy of the National Museum of Health and Medicine.
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
World War II
Wounds and Injuries
Hospitals, Military
Operating Rooms
Exhibit Category:
From Tulane School of Medicine to the U.S. Army, 1928-1946
Unique Identifier:
FJBBSQ
Document Type:
Photographic prints
Format:
image/jpeg
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2015-01-05
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