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The encyclopedia of Civil War medicine

Author: Glenna R Schroeder-Lein
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2015.
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The American Civil War is the most read about era in our history, and among its most compelling aspects is the story of Civil War medicine - the staggering challenge of treating wounds and disease on both sides of the conflict. Written for general readers and scholars alike, this first-of-its kind encyclopedia will help all Civil War enthusiasts to better understand this amazing medical saga. Clearly organized,  Read more...
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Schroeder-Lein, Glenna R.
Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glenna R Schroeder-Lein
ISBN: 9781317457107 1317457102 9781315699851 1315699850
OCLC Number: 905984204
Notes: "First published 2008 by M.E. Sharpe"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (452 pages)
Contents: 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 --
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 paperwork --
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 --
Mini©♭ Balls --
Mitchell, Silas Weir --
Moore, Samuel Preston --
Morphine --
Mortality, of Soldiers --
Mortality, of Surgeons --
Mosquitoes --
Mudd, Samuel Alexander --
Musicians, as Medical 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) --
Sickles, Daniel Edgar --
Smallpox --
Southern Practitioner --
Splints --
Stewards, Hospital --
Stout, Samuel Hollingsworth --
Stretchers --
Strong, George Templeton --
Subsistence department --
Substitutes, for Supplies --
Supply table --
Surgeon general --
Surgeon in charge --
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 --
United States Sanitary Commission --
USS Red Rover --
Vaccination, Smallpox --
Varioloid --
Venereal Disease --
Ventilation --
Walker, Mary Edwards --
Ward Masters --
Washington, D.C. --
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.
Responsibility: Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein.

Abstract:

The American Civil War is the most read about era in our history, and among its most compelling aspects is the story of Civil War medicine - the staggering challenge of treating wounds and disease on both sides of the conflict. Written for general readers and scholars alike, this first-of-its kind encyclopedia will help all Civil War enthusiasts to better understand this amazing medical saga. Clearly organized, authoritative, and readable, ""The Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine"" covers both traditional historical subjects and medical details. It offers clear explanations of unfamiliar medic.

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