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The encyclopedia of Civil War medicine

Author: Glenna R Schroeder-Lein
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, Inc., ©2008.
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Clearly organized, authoritative, and readable, this first-of-its-kind encyclopedia offers general readers and scholars alike detailed coverage of the amazing saga of Civil War medicine on both sides of the conflict.
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Schroeder-Lein, Glenna R., 1951-
Encyclopedia of Civil War medicine.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, Inc., ©2008
(DLC) 2007011423
(OCoLC)122291324
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glenna R Schroeder-Lein
ISBN: 9780765624703 0765624702
OCLC Number: 644309272
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 421 pages, [10] pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Alcohol, Abuse of --
Alcohol, Medicinal uses of --
Alcott, Louisa May --
Alternative medicines --
Ambulance corps --
Ambulance trains --
Ambulances --
Amputation --
Andersonville Prison --
Anesthesia --
Antietam, Battle of (1862) --
Antiseptics and disinfectants --
Army Medical Museum --
Artificial limbs --
Association of Army and Navy Surgeons of the Confederate States --
Association of Medical Officers of the Army and Navy of the Confederacy --
Autenrieth Medicine Wagon --
Bandages --
Barnes, Joseph K. --
Barton, Clara --
Bean, James Baxter --
Beers, Fannie A. --
Bellows, Henry Whitney --
Bickerdyke, Mary Ann Ball ("Mother") --
Blacks, as Hospital workers --
Blacks, Health of --
Blockade --
Brinton, John Hill --
Bull Run (Manassas), First Battle of (1861) --
Bull Run (Manassas), Second Battle of (1862) --
Calomel --
Camp itch --
Catarrh --
Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence --
Chaplains --
Chickamauga, Battle of (1863) --
Chimborazo Hospital --
Chisolm, John Julian --
Confederate States Medical and Surgical Journal --
Convalescents --
Cooks --
Cumming, Kate --
Cupping and blistering. Davis, Jefferson --
Death, Attitudes toward --
Debilitas --
DeLeon, David Camden --
Dentistry --
Diarrhea and dysentery --
Diet, of Hospital patients --
Diet, of Troops --
Dix, Dorothea Lynde --
Education, Medical --
Elmira Prison --
Embalming --
Erysipelas --
Ewell, Richard Stoddert --
Examining Boards, Medical --
Eye ailments --
Fevers --
Finley, Clement Alexander --
Flewellen, Edward Archelaus --
Foard, Andrew Jackson --
Formento, Felix --
Fredericksburg, Battle of (1862) --
Gangrene, Hospital --
Gettysburg, Battle of (1863) --
Guild, Lafayette --
Gunshot wounds, Treatment of --
Hammond, William Alexander --
Hardtack --
Hawks, Esther Hill --
Heart disease --
Historiography, Medical --
Hoge, Jane Currie Blaikie --
Hood, John Bell --
Hopkins, Juliet Ann Opie --
Hospital buildings --
Hospital fund --
Hospital paperworks --
Hospital relocations --
Hospital ships --
Hospital support staff --
Hospitals, Antebellum --
Hospitals, attitudes toward --
Hospitals, Field --
Hospitals, General --
Hospitals, Officers' --
Hospitals, Pavilion --
Hospitals, "Pest" (Smallpox) --
Hospitals, Receiving and distributing --
Hospitals, Wayside. Infections, of Wounds --
Insanity --
Inspectors, Medical --
Invalid Corps --
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan ("Stonewall") --
Johnston, Albert Sidney --
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston --
Jones, Joseph --
Laboratories, Medical --
Latrines --
Laudanum --
Laundresses --
Lawson, Thomas --
Leale, Charles Augustus --
Letterman, Jonathan --
Lice --
Lincoln, Abraham --
Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice --
Maggots --
Malaria --
Malingerers --
Malnutrition --
Materia medica --
Matrons --
McCaw, James Brown --
McGuire, Hunter Holmes --
Measles --
The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion --
Medical cadets --
Medical department, Organization of --
Medical directors, Field --
Medical directors, of Hospitals --
Medical importance of the Civil War --
Medical purveyors --
Medication, Administration of --
Miasms --
Minié Balls --
Mitchell, Silas Weir --
Moore, Samuel Preston --
Morphine --
Mortality, of Soldiers --
Mortality, of Surgeons --
Mosquitoes --
Mudd, Samuel Alexander --
Musicians, as Medica assistants. Negligence, by Medical staff --
Newsom (Trader), Ella King --
Nightingale, Florence --
Nuns --
Nurses --
Officer of the day --
Olmsted, Frederick Law --
Opiate use and addiction --
P.A.C.S. --
Pember, Phoebe Yates Levy --
Peninsula Campaign (1862) --
Pneumonia --
Porcher, Francis Peyre --
Post-traumatic stress disorder --
Prisoners of war --
Quartermasters --
Quinine --
Quintard, Charles Todd --
Resection --
Reserve Surgical Corps --
Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests --
Rheumatism --
Richmond, Virginia --
Sanitary fairs --
Sanitation --
Scurvy --
Shiloh, Battle of (1862) --
Sicles, Daniel Edgar --
Smallpox --
Southern Practitioner --
Splints --
Stewards, Hospital --
Stout, Samuel Hollingworth --
Stretchers --
Strong, George Templeton --
Subsistence Department --
Substitutes, for Supplies --
Supply table --
Surgeon General --
Surgeons --
Surgeons, Acting assistant (Contract) --
Surgeons, Assistant --
Surgeons, Brigade --
Surgeons, Post --
Surgeon's call. Tartar Emetic --
Tents, Hospital --
Tetanus --
Tompkins, Sally Louisa --
Tripler, Charles Stuart --
Tuberculosis --
Turner's Lane Hospital --
Typhoid fever --
Typhomalarial fever --
United States Christian Commission --
USS Red Rover --
Vaccination, Smallpox --
Varioloid --
Venereal disease --
Ventilation --
Walker, Mary Edwards --
Ward Masters --
Washington, DC --
Western Sanitary Commission --
Whitman, Walt --
Wittenmyer, Annie Turner --
Woman's Central Association of Relief --
Women, as Doctors --
Women, as Hospital workers --
Women's hospital auxiliaries and relief societies --
Woodward, Joseph Janvier --
Woolsey Sisters --
Chronology --
Bibliography --
Index --
About the author.
Other Titles: Civil War medicine
Responsibility: Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein.
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The most compelling aspects of American Civil War is the story of Civil War medicine - the challenge of treating wounds and disease on both sides of the conflict. This work covers traditional  Read more...

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