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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2020 1:14 p.m. PST


"There were around 50 hospital staff in Brussels before Waterloo, some of whom had recently been on campaign elsewhere in the Low Countries. Other regimental doctors came over with their battalions, as did other hospital staff members (physicians, apothecaries, purveyors, and dispensers). At the time of Waterloo, there was no anaesthesia, no knowledge of or protection from bacterial infection, and hospital and daily care were still rudimentary…."
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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2020 4:26 p.m. PST

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