Orthopedic Medicine in Civil War New York

C-SPAN—March 15, 2014

Dr. David B. Levine, author, historian and orthopedic surgeon emeritus at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, talked about medical care during the Civil War era, when battlefield injuries led to the birth of American orthopedics. Dr. Levine spoke about the changes and advances that enabled orthopedics and, more broadly, public health, to progress to the modern medicine we know today.

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