Feb 14, 2021

Medical Science in Speculative Fiction

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, futurism

Medically healing nanites and magic spells are one way to get a character back on their feet again, but most characters aren’t packing those kinds of tools in their medical kits. What do authors and readers need to know to keep medical services realistic for the time, place, and overall setting within the story? Our experts share their knowledge on setting bones in space to mixing poultices in the forest to stave off infection in order to keep the healing real. They will also share tips and tricks on realistic wounds, character pain management, and other speculative medicinal practices.

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