Paré, Ambroise, 1510?-1590Alternative names
Ambroise Paré was a French surgeon. He was the great official royal surgeon for kings Henry II, Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and is considered as one of the fathers of surgery and modern forensic pathology. He was a leader in surgical techniques and battlefield medicine, especially the treatment of wounds. He was also an anatomist and invented several surgical instruments.
From the description of Document of Ambroise Paré, 1573, July 15. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 715427888
- Medicine--History--16th century--Sources
- Medicine--Societies, etc
- France (as recorded)
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