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The importance of early treatment of trauma patients was recognized and promoted by Dominique-Jean Larrey in the Napoleonic wars.
This cry has been heard on battlefields for centuries, beginning with Baron Dominique-Jean Larrey's establishment of battlefield medical treatment during the Napoleonic wars.
The book's chapter on general surgery contains excerpts from a letter written by Fanny Burney, a patient who underwent a mastectomy in 1811 without anesthesia at the hand of Napoleon's surgeon, Dominique-Jean Larrey. After the surgical knife cut into her breast, "I began a scream that lasted un-intermittently during the whole time of the incision--and I almost marvel that it rings not in my ears still!" she wrote.