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A day in the life of a colonial doctor

Author: Laurie Krebs
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : PowerKids Press, 2004.
Series: Library of living and working in colonial times.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes a day in the life of a doctor in colonial Philadelphia, where he was trained, common ailments and how he treated them, and ways in which he tried to improve conditions for women, slaves, and others.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Benjamin Rush; Benjamin Rush; Benjamin Rush; Benjamin Rush
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Krebs
ISBN: 0823962288 9780823962280
OCLC Number: 48837441
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Benjamin Rush, physician --
A sense of humors --
Becoming a doctor --
Dreaded diseases --
The apothecary --
Accidents, surgery, and infection --
Colonial remedies --
Benjamin Rush, patriot and army surgeon --
A new look at things.
Series Title: Library of living and working in colonial times.
Responsibility: by Laurie Krebs.

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Describes a day in the life of a doctor in colonial Philadelphia, where he was trained, common ailments and how he treated them, and ways in which he tried to improve conditions for women, slaves, and others.

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