The War Nursing is one of the oldest health care professions. The emergency nursing work in the theater of war was intended to treat, predominantly, the military could still be of operational interest, by selecting the triage war. Ergo the military had been damaged or minor illnesses were (and still are) those who are operationally retrievable. Memories of the famous physician of Napoleon .
During the Middle Ages it was customary to use a stylus , called Mercy , just to give the blow of mercy towards the fighter still dying and now no longer recoverable.