Claire Fraser, RN, MD, OMG: history of medicine in the Outlander novels and series

Stephen J. Greenberg

Abstract


This article discusses how Claire Randall, RN, MD, the fictional protagonist of Diana Gabaldon’s widely popular Outlander series, uses her knowledge of twentieth century medicine in her adventures in eighteenth century Scotland, France, and America.

Keywords


History of Medicine; History of Surgery; History of Antibiotics; History of Anesthesia

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2020.932

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