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The Resource Civil War medicine : challenges and triumphs, Alfred Jay Bollet

Civil War medicine : challenges and triumphs, Alfred Jay Bollet

Label
Civil War medicine : challenges and triumphs
Title
Civil War medicine
Title remainder
challenges and triumphs
Statement of responsibility
Alfred Jay Bollet
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Are amputations on screaming, unanesthetized men your image of Civil War medicine? If so, you are wrong! Civil War Medicine: Challenges and Triumphs shatters these enduring myths by blending first-person accounts with a modern analysis of historical data. -- Book Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bollet, Alfred J
Dewey number
973.7/75
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E621
LC item number
.B65 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2002 B-250
  • E 621
NLM item number
B691c 2002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • United States
  • Medical care
  • United States
Label
Civil War medicine : challenges and triumphs, Alfred Jay Bollet
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-475) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The evolution of battlefield surgery during the Civil War -- In the beginning: III-prepared and overwhelmed -- Sects and science: Civil War medicine in context -- Civil War surgery: desperate measures for desperate wounds -- "Thank God for Jonathan Letterman": field surgeons, field hospitals, and ambulances -- Amputations and excisions: "experience teaches" -- Learning to treat wounds: the surgeons, the operations, and the results -- Wound infections: laudable and not-so-laudable pus -- Civil War hospitals -- Treating disease: questionable drugs and "heroic" therapies -- Epidemic diseases in recruits -- Nature's scourges: epidemic diseases on parade -- Disease among the troops: real, imagined, and imitated -- Scurvy and other "dietic diseases": desiccated vegetables and deteriorating health -- Chronic diarrhea: it takes good guts to be a good soldier -- Prison camps: the most appalling story -- Women of the Civil War: soldiers, sisters, and socialites -- Re-evaluating Civil War medical care: shattering the myths
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 489 pages
Isbn
9781883620035
Lccn
99089509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)43050282
Label
Civil War medicine : challenges and triumphs, Alfred Jay Bollet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-475) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The evolution of battlefield surgery during the Civil War -- In the beginning: III-prepared and overwhelmed -- Sects and science: Civil War medicine in context -- Civil War surgery: desperate measures for desperate wounds -- "Thank God for Jonathan Letterman": field surgeons, field hospitals, and ambulances -- Amputations and excisions: "experience teaches" -- Learning to treat wounds: the surgeons, the operations, and the results -- Wound infections: laudable and not-so-laudable pus -- Civil War hospitals -- Treating disease: questionable drugs and "heroic" therapies -- Epidemic diseases in recruits -- Nature's scourges: epidemic diseases on parade -- Disease among the troops: real, imagined, and imitated -- Scurvy and other "dietic diseases": desiccated vegetables and deteriorating health -- Chronic diarrhea: it takes good guts to be a good soldier -- Prison camps: the most appalling story -- Women of the Civil War: soldiers, sisters, and socialites -- Re-evaluating Civil War medical care: shattering the myths
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 489 pages
Isbn
9781883620035
Lccn
99089509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)43050282

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