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The Civil War created both crises and opportunities never before imagined by the medical professional. Doctors of the time were not prepared to deal with the staggering number and nature of wounds inflicted. And often, absolute necessity mothered many inventions, from new surgical instruments to the logistics of providing ambulance service on the battlefield. The brutal reality of the war pushed doctors to a new level of medical and surgical knowledge. In Civil War medicine 1861-1865, Dr. C. Keith Wilbur takes you on a detailed and fascinating tour through the medical history of this bloody and devastating war. Hundreds of illustrations, combined with well-researched and engaging text, tell the tale of the challenges presented to physicians with each new battle and the often-heroic ways those challenges were met. Discover and learn: how outmoded theories hobbled doctors in the field; the stories of the women who first entered a 'man's army' as nurses; the details about the field hospitals, from the different kinds of bandages used to the diseases and wounds the doctors treated; and details of the day's surgical practices, medications, and anesthesia (or lack thereof).

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Dr. C. Keith Wilbur takes you on a detailed and fascinating tour through the medical history of this bloody and devastating war.

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ISBN:
9780762703418
Author:
Wilbur, C. Keith
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Author:
Wilbur, C. Keith
Location:
Old Saybrook, Conn. :
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
History
Subject:
First Aid
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Civil war, 1861-1865
Subject:
Medicine, military
Subject:
Medicine, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-
Subject:
Medicine, Military -- United States.
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Subject:
General History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First Globe
Series:
Illustrated Living History Series
Publication Date:
19981031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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