How WW1 can help head injuries

How WW1 impacted how we treat head injuries, then and now.
13 November 2018
Presented by Georgia Mills
Production by Georgia Mills.


This week marks 100 years since the end of World War 1. This conflict caused the deaths of around 16 million people, and the new developments in artillery meant that new and nasty injuries were defying our ability to treat them. Ironically, this meant WW1 actually lead to huge advances in medicine, and neuroscience. But, thanks to a charity, Headway, it’s also helping people with brain injuries today. Georgia Mills has been finding out how…


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