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    • American Surgeons at Musgrave Park Hospital in World War II: Surgical Giants 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (The Ulster Medical Society, 2016)
    • Asbestos and shipbuilding: fatal consequences 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (The Ulster Medical Society, 2008)
      The severe bombing of Belfast in 1941 had far-reaching consequences. Harland and Wolff was crippled. The British Merchant Ship Building Mission to the USA was being constrained by the UK treasury. On being told of the ...
    • Aspects of Vitamin A 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (Ulster Medical Society, 2009)
      Musgrave Park Hospital in 1942 was the site of an Anglo-American Vitamin A caper. A threatened court-martial was pre-empted. Subsequently the Queen's lecturer in Anatomy, JW Millen, who was the other lecturer to the first ...
    • Blood and War 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (The Ulster Medical Society, 2010)
      In 1894 Ulsterman and pathologist Almroth Wright described the citation of blood. Twenty-one years later it was introduced into wartime and clinical practice. Harvard Medical School had a large part in providing Colonel ...
    • The Evolution of Sites of Surgery 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (The Ulster Medical Society, 2006)
      The shift to ambulatory surgery has taken decades. The history and causation of the move are complex. Key enablers are recounted. The complex interchange of ideas, and physicians, between Belfast and Boston was important ...
    • FDR and American Military Deployment: “My” Armed Forces and their Health 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (The Ulster Medical Society, 2018)
    • Lobar Pneumonia Treated by Musgrave Park Physicians 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (The Ulster Medical Society, 2009)
      In the decade 1935-45 the treatment of lobar pneumonia in the developed and warring world underwent a series of evolutions—anti-sera, specific anti-sera, refinement of sulpha drugs, sulpha and anti-sera, the introduction ...
    • Medical History: Surgical Travellers: Tapestry to Bayeux 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (The Ulster Medical Society, 2014)
      The planning for surgery in war was revisited in 1937 when Ian Fraser was elected a member of the Surgical Travellers. At their 1938 Surgical Travellers meeting in Vienna, Ian and Eleanor Fraser were evicted from their ...
    • Orthopaedic Surgery in World War II: Military and Medical Role of Northern Ireland 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (The Ulster Medical Society, 2016)
    • Paratyphoid Blamed On Ulster: A Nursing Odyssey 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (Ulster Medical Society, 2008)
      SUMMARY: The aim of the Modicum mission from the United States was to determine the fate of the Western World, the Second Front and the Manhattan Project plans for development of atomic weapons. The Modicum mission was ...
    • Severe Burns in World War II 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (The Ulster Medical Society, 2017)
    • Tuberculous Scrofula: Belfast Experience 

      Hedley-Whyte, John; Milamed, Debra (2011)
      The Belfast blitzes of 1941 are blamed in our family for the scrofula of my younger brother and sister and myself. Guinea pigs and rabbits at Musgrave Park proved that each of us had bovine derived TB infection caused by ...