Rectangular soft cover Emergency War Surgery Nato Handbook with brown cover stock paper front, back, and spine covers; title information printed of cover in red ink; thin rectangular cream paper pages with words printed in black ink on both sides; title pages and table of contents at front and inde…
Rectangular soft cover Emergency War Surgery Nato Handbook with brown cover stock paper front, back, and spine covers; title information printed of cover in red ink; thin rectangular cream paper pages with words printed in black ink on both sides; title pages and table of contents at front and index at back; wide variety of emergency medical topics covered; thirty chapters divided into four parts; 424 pages.
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Belonged to donor’s father.
Roger Duhamel, F. R. S. C., Queen’s Printer and Controller of Stationary
Printed on front cover in red ink: “EMERGENCY // WAR SURGERY // NATO HANDBOOK // Second Canadian Edition // DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELFARE // OTTAWA CANADA”; inside: "This publication is the Canadian // implementation of STANAG No. 2068
Stoarage Room 2005
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Two large tide marks on front cover; minor creasing all over covers; minor yellowing of pages; minor tide marks and pigment transfer from back cover on edges of back half of pages
Emergency War Surgery NATO Handbook. Department of National Health and Welfare, 1963.
“North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), 1949.” Office of the Historian, United States Department of State, 2019. Accessed 21 June 2019.
The Emergency War Surgery NATO Handbook was developed as a guide for Canadian doctors to treat civilian casualties during a local or national disaster; a wide variety of topics are covered, with special attention paid to the treatment of mass casualties; the topic of response to injuries from nuclear attack is also covered.
NATO stands for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization; it is a political and military alliance of which Canada was an original member; it was formed in 1949 in response to the growing political and military threat of the Soviet Union following the Second World War.