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Lewis & Clark: Doctors in the Wilderness

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Bear attacks! Hypothermia! Falling from cliffs! "Lewis and Clark: Doctors in the Wilderness" examines early 19th-century medical standards and techniques, while offering a unique perspective on the expedition that opened the American West. A comparison between past and present wilderness emergencies and treatments is also presented.

Synopsis:

A vivid account of the dangers, emergencies, and doctoring on America's most famous expedition of discovery.

About the Author

Bruce Paton, MD, was born in India, educated in Scotland, served as a lieutenant in Royal Marine Command, graduated in medicine from the University of Edinburgh, and worked as a doctor in Kenya and Scotland before coming to the United States as a research fellow in surgery.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555910556
Author:
Paton, Bruce C.
Publisher:
Fulcrum Group
Author:
Paton, Bruce C.
Author:
Paton, Bruce
Location:
Golden, Colo.
Subject:
Discovery and exploration
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Old West
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
West
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Subject:
West (U.S.) Discovery and exploration.
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
[5]
Publication Date:
20011031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.00x6.12x.55 in. .73 lbs.

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