Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ambroise Paré

  • Ambroise Paré, father of modern surgery

    Trisha SebastianSan Jose, California, United States As I stepped into the field hospital I was met at once by the smell rotting of human flesh. I had seen these people die every day, and I wished I could to do something to prevent so many dead bodies from piling up in the nearby cathedral graveyard.…