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Splint in Time Saves Limbs

A Navy corpsman tends to a man on a stretcher
Description: Drawing, Pen and Wash on Paper; by David Stone Martin; C. 1943; Unframed Dimensions 18H X 23W
Accession #: 88-159-ID as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Preparing for all types of wounds and injuries, officers and men train for the healing side of warfare. This is an application of a traction splint on the fractured leg of a "wounded" Marine, a treatment administered at a battalion aid station rather than on the battlefield.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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