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Or Perish in the Attempt: Wilderness Medicine in the Lewis and Clark Expediton (Lewis & Clark Expedition)

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An urgent-care physician with a passion for the Lewis and Clark Expedition describes the medical challenges the captains encountered and treated using the primitive medicine and theories of 1803. Dr. Peck details how they dealt with illnesses and accidents including frostbite, severe cuts, and appendicitis, parasites, snakebite, a gunshot wound and much more.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560372257
Subtitle:
L&c Medicine
Author:
Peck, D.
Author:
Peck, David J.
Publisher:
Farcountry Press
Location:
Helena, MT
Subject:
General
Subject:
Discovery and exploration
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Old West
Subject:
First aid in illness and injury
Subject:
Infectious Diseases
Subject:
Wilderness survival
Subject:
Environmentally induced diseases
Subject:
Mountaineering injuries
Subject:
Outdoor medical emergencies
Subject:
Backpacking injuries.
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Lewis & Clark Expedition
Series Volume:
no. 266
Publication Date:
January 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
351 p.
Dimensions:
9.18x6.04x1.03 in. 1.15 lbs.

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