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Surgery In Nelson's Navy : The Death Of An Admiral

The story of surgery at sea - Missile extraction, amputation and trepanation!

A lecture by Mick Crumplin, FRCS, author of “A Surgical Artist At War”
“I am shot through the arm, I am a dead man!”
But Nelson did survive a brutal and bloody amputation without anaesthesia!
The story of surgery at sea, where surgeons operated rapidly by
lamplight as the ship was rocked by the waves;
Missile extraction, amputation and trepanation!


Mr Mick Crumplin | talks


Date and Time:

21 November 2006 at 6:30 pm


1 hour



Old Operating Theatre, Museum & Herb Garret
9a St Thomas' Street
020 7188 2679

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