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Leaving nothing to the imagination: Casualties Union and post-war first aid training

Jessica Douthwaite London, UK   Air raid precaution. Practice, first aid party at work. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY In 1940, a new method for training the emergency services in casualty rescue emerged from the demands of the Second World War.1 Until then, rescue training was perfunctory —neither concerned with recreating representative conditions for trainees, […]