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Bleed, blister, and purge : a history of medicine on the American frontier

Volney Steele 2005

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  • Title:
    Bleed, blister, and purge : a history of medicine on the American frontier
  • Author: Volney Steele
  • Subjects: Medicine -- West (U.S.) -- History; Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.); Frontier and pioneer life; Medicine; Medizin; Sezessionskrieg <1861-1865>; Militärmedizin; West United States; Frontier; USA; History
  • Description: The metamorphosis of American Medicine in the Nineteenth Century Part 1: Old West Healers and Healing -- Indian Medicine: Native American Health Before and After the White Man -- Lewis and Clark: Keelboat Physicians -- Mountain Men: Hunting-Knife Surgeons -- Health on the Western Trails: Hope and Suffering -- Gold Camp Sawbones: Life and Death in the Western Mining Districts -- Unsung Heroes: Army Surgeons on the Frontier -- Granny Remedies: Pioneer Women and Folk Medicine -- Miracle Cures: Quackery, Fraud, and Faith -- Homestead Doctors: House Calls on the Great Plains -- No Prejudice Against Women: Female Physicians in the West ; Part 2: Public Health and Health Education on the Frontier -- Early Western Hospitals -- The Professional Nurse -- Sanitation and Public Health -- Epidemic Diseases in the West Epilogue: Medicine in the Third Millennium.
  • Publisher: Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Pub.
  • Creation Date: 2005
  • Format: xxiii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 33 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0878425055;ISBN9780878425051
  • OCLC Number: 57557534
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