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Author Younker, J. Marin, author.
Title Bleed, blister, puke, and purge : the dirty secrets behind early American medicine / J. Marin Younker.
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 Tighe School-Non-Fiction  610 YOU    AVAILABLE
Description 110 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Medicine in the new old world -- Two steps forward, one step back -- Anesthesia and Civil War medicine -- The death of heroic medicine.
Summary Bleed, blister, puke, and purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from the colonial era to the late 1800s.
Subject Medicine -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781942186328
1942186320
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