The Resource Bleed, blister, puke, and purge : the dirty secrets behind early American medicine, J. Marin Younker., (ebook)

Bleed, blister, puke, and purge : the dirty secrets behind early American medicine, J. Marin Younker., (ebook)

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Bleed, blister, puke, and purge : the dirty secrets behind early American medicine
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Bleed, blister, puke, and purge
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the dirty secrets behind early American medicine
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J. Marin Younker.
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eng
Summary
Riots over the medical use of cadavers, public access to institutions for the insane, and full-blown surgeries without the aid of anesthetics or painkillers. Welcome to the middle ages of American medicine. Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from America's colonial era to the late 1800s. It's hard to believe that today's cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today's medical care, while also raising the question: what current medical practices will be the horrors of tomorrow?
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Midwest
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Younker, J. Marin
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610.973
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non fiction
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  • Medicine
  • Medicine
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adult
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Bleed, blister, puke, and purge : the dirty secrets behind early American medicine, J. Marin Younker., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781541579521
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12416237
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MWT12416237
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Bleed, blister, puke, and purge : the dirty secrets behind early American medicine, J. Marin Younker., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781541579521
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12416237
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12416237
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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