A HISTORY OF THE AMBULANCE

Ambulance Handbooks

Between 1880 and 1892 a series of 6 handbooks was published under the title Ambulance Lectures. They covered a wide range of first-aid topics: basic physiology, fractures, bandaging, poultice-making, artificial respiration and so on.

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Ambulance Handbooks

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