The Resource Frontier fever : the silly, superstitious--and sometimes sensible--medicine of the pioneers, Elizabeth Van Steenwyk

Frontier fever : the silly, superstitious--and sometimes sensible--medicine of the pioneers, Elizabeth Van Steenwyk

Label
Frontier fever : the silly, superstitious--and sometimes sensible--medicine of the pioneers
Title
Frontier fever
Title remainder
the silly, superstitious--and sometimes sensible--medicine of the pioneers
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Van Steenwyk
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Whether using chicken guts to treat appendicitis, blood-letting to relieve fever, or firing guns into the air to stop epidemics of yellow fever, pioneers and their doctors would try anything to get their health back."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
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Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth
Dewey number
610/.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R151
LC item number
.V36 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Frontier fever : the silly, superstitious--and sometimes sensible--medicine of the pioneers, Elizabeth Van Steenwyk
Link
https://archive.org/details/frontierfeversil00vans_0
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-138) and index
Contents
Old medicine comes to the new land -- Disease heads west -- New methods, no cures -- No ounce of prevention here -- Along came cholera -- The specialists take over -- Trauma on the trail -- The art of healing -- Doctors wanted: no women need apply -- When beans killed more men than buttets -- Binding up the nation's wounds -- We will always be pioneers
Extent
1 online resource (144 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035141012
Label
Frontier fever : the silly, superstitious--and sometimes sensible--medicine of the pioneers, Elizabeth Van Steenwyk
Link
https://archive.org/details/frontierfeversil00vans_0
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-138) and index
Contents
Old medicine comes to the new land -- Disease heads west -- New methods, no cures -- No ounce of prevention here -- Along came cholera -- The specialists take over -- Trauma on the trail -- The art of healing -- Doctors wanted: no women need apply -- When beans killed more men than buttets -- Binding up the nation's wounds -- We will always be pioneers
Extent
1 online resource (144 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035141012

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