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Frontier medicine

David Dary

Frontier medicine

from the Atlantic to the Pacific, 1492-1941

by David Dary

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-361) and index.

    StatementDavid Dary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR151 .D37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 381 p. :
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23933104M
    ISBN 109780307455420
    LC Control Number2009497200

      In his new book, David Dary, one of our leading social historians, gives us a fascinating, informative account of American frontier medicine from our Indian past to the beginning of World War II, as the frontier moved steadily westward from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific begins with the early arrivals to our shores and explains how their combined European-taught medical skills and.   Lotions, Potions, and Deadly Elixirs book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Powder papers, booty balls, and sugar tits Loti /5(8).

    A half mile of hell: the story of chuckwagon racing (Frontier Book No. 23) by Art J. Belanger: A Frontier guide to Calgary to Medicine Hat (Frontier Book No. 24) by Frank W. Anderson: Almighty Voice by Frank W. Anderson: A Frontier guide to Outlaws of Manitoba (Frontier Book No. 26) by Frank W. Anderson: Indeed, life as a military physician on the American frontier tested the courage, durability, and ingenuity of the early American doctor. TH. John Bois is a second-year medical student at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn. Reference. Dunlop R. Doctors of the American Frontier. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company;

    The Nevada Rural and Frontier Health Data Book - Ninth Edition contains a wide range of current county-level information on the resident population, economy, social environment, population health, health workforce, and the health care delivery system. It includes important data for public policy makers, health care professionals and administrators, rural health care advocates, and equally. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Map on lining papers. Description: ix, pages: illustrations, map ; 24 cm: Contents: Frontier medicine in the Territory of Wisconsin / Peter T. Harstad --From horse and buggy to automobile and telephone: medical practice in Wisconsin, / Guenter B. Risse --Sectarians and scientists: alternatives to orthodox medicine.


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"Frontier Medicine: from the Atlantic to the Pacific, " is a book which covers a much neglected part of the history of "the American West."/5(12).

Packed with fascinating facts about our medical past, Frontier Medicine is an engaging and illuminating history of how our modern medical system came into being. About Frontier Medicine In this intriguing narrative, David Dary charts how American medicine has evolved sincewhen New World settlers first began combining European remedies with the traditional practices of the native populations.

This book is educational and entertaining, thanks to Bethard's light-hearted touch. (Wild West) Lotions, Potions, and Deadly Elixirs: Frontier Medicine in the American West provides a fine guide to frontier medicine and practices and comes from a practicing pharmacist who considers popular medicines of the times.

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Led by an outstanding Editorial Board of international experts, this multidisciplinary open-access journal is at the forefront of disseminating and communicating scientific knowledge and impactful.

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation. MSF is an international, independent organisation. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Readers looking for a more insightful history of medicine should choose one by Roy Porter, but this collection of stories of frontier healers will satisfy many readers.

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An authoritative "Frontier Materia Medica" lists common drugs, the dates they were in use, customary doses, and idiosyncrasies.

The author's outstanding collection of bottle labels, advertising art, and rare photographs of "medicine shows" rounds out this colorful survey of America's medicinal /5(1). Retired pathologist Volney Steele, MD, has produced a book of vignettes about frontier medicine. The stories in Bleed, Blister, and Purge range from what is now Texas in to the Children’s Hospital in Helena, Montana, in the s.

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Packed with fascinating facts about our medical past, Frontier Medicine is an engaging and illuminating history of how our modern medical system came into : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The healing arts as practiced in the Old West often meant the difference between life and death for American pioneers.

Whether the challenge was sickness, an Indian arrow, a gunshot wound, or a fall from a horse, a pioneer in the western territories required care for medical emergencies, but often had to make do until a doctor could be found.5/5(1).

Stories of Frontier Settlement Doctors I n the late 19th and early 20th century, medicine in the settlements of the Pacific Northwest was often carried out far from a doctor’s office. In order to obtain treatment, settlers living on isolated farms, ranches and in mining or logging camps under­took a long and sometimes arduous journey.

Packed with fascinating facts about our medical past, Frontier Medicine is an engaging and illuminating history of how our modern medical system came into being.

From the Trade Paperback edition. History Medical Nonfiction. Native American Medicine. Long before doctors from the east with their medical diplomas traveled to the western frontier, Native American tribes had their medicine men or may have performed their tasks a bit differently but all functioned as a link between the spirit world and the earth tribes believed that illness came from the spirit world and it would take a man with.One More Sunrise (Frontier Doctor Trilogy #1), Beloved Physician (Frontier Doctor Trilogy, #2), and The Heart Remembers (Frontier Doctor Trilogy #3)Author: Al Lacy.

Frontier Medicine In my novella SALVATION BRIDE, the heroine Laura Slade, is a trained doctor. One often overlooked disease on the frontier was scurvy, which was almost as deadly to the immigrants as cholera. With a common diet of corn meal, flour, beans and boiled or salted beef and few fresh vegetables and fruit, scurvy ran rampant in the.