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Author Palfreeman, Linda,
Title Spain bleeds : the development of battlefield blood transfusion during the Civil War / Linda Palfreeman.
Imprint Eastbourne, England : Sussex Academic Press, 2015.

Author Palfreeman, Linda,
Series Cañada Blanch/Sussex Academic Studies on Contemporary Spain.
Cañada Blanch/Sussex Academic studies on contemporary Spain.
Subject Spain. Ejército Popular de la República -- Medical care -- History.
Blood -- Transfusion -- Spain -- History -- 20th century.
Physicians -- Spain -- Biography.
Medicine, Military -- Spain -- History -- 20th century.
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Medical care.
Description 1 online resource (226 pages) : illustrations, photographs.
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Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 28, 2015).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; The Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Prologue; Introduction: Blood on the Battlefield; 1 A Brief History of Blood Transfusion; 2 Techniques and Methods; 3 Republican Services at the Outbreak of War: Frederic Duran Jordà; 4 Norman Bethune arrives in Spain; 5 Reg Saxton, British Transfusionist; 6 Cadaveric Blood Transfusion; 7 Insurgent Services at the Outbreak of War: Carlos Elósegui Sarasola.
8 A Life of Commitment: Dr. Duran, Before and After the Spanish Civil WarConclusion: Between Death and Life -- The Response of a People; Appendix: Personnel of the Blood Transfusion Institute in Barcelona, the Transfusion Group in Amer, Forms and Graphs; Notes; Bibliography (including Articles by Duran Jordá); Index; Back Cover.
Summary Research into local aspects of the Spanish Civil War and of the International Brigades' Medical Service resulted in an informal trilogy of sorts. ¡Salud! British Volunteers in the Republican Medical Service during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 and Aristocrats, Adventurers and Ambulances: British Medical Units in the Spanish Civil War preceded the final book Spain Bleeds, which provides long-unavailable information on health care and medical assistance during wartime. War is sometimes mistakenly construed as the chief impetus for medical innovation. Nevertheless, military conflict obliges th.
ISBN 9781782842507 (electronic bk.)
1782842500 (electronic bk.)
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1782842519 (electronic bk.)
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1782842527 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 912320159
Additional Format Print version: Palfreeman, Linda. Spain bleeds. Eastbourne : Sussex Academic Press, 2015 9781845197179 (DLC) 2014046819 (OCoLC)906933713.

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