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Medicine in the Old West

Jeremy Agnew

Medicine in the Old West

a history, 1850-1900

by Jeremy Agnew

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Published by McFarland & Co., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) and index.

StatementJeremy Agnew
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR154.5.W47 A34 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411262M
ISBN 100786446234
ISBN 109780786446230
LC Control Number2010009297
OCLC/WorldCa476156829

Guidelines For The Management Of Common Medical Emergencies and for the Use Of Antimicrobial Drugs. This note covers the following topics: Cardio-vascular emergencies, Respiratory emergencies, Gastro-intestinal emergencies, Diabetic and endocrine emergencies, Neurology emergencies, Anaphylaxis, Acute pain, Suggestions for the use of antimicrobial . From ancient religious rituals and magical incantations, to Renaissance practices such as purging, bleeding, and trepanning, to modern day miracles such as antibiotics, CAT scans, and organ transplants, the advance of Western medicine has been nothing short of astonishing. This richly illustrated volume provides a wide-ranging history of Western medicine, charting the great 5/5(1).

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  "Folk Medicine" by D.C. Jarvis, M.D., written in , explains how humans would do well to watch animals that know instinctively how to stay healthy. Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of Western Medicine: An Illustrated History (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Western Medicine: and a full index, this is a fascinating introduction to medicine in the west from its beginnings to the present day.


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Generally, when we think of people being “loaded” in those days, the image of men standing at a long bar knocking down shots of Firewater or White Lightning immediately comes to mind.

The healing arts as practiced in the Old West often meant the difference between life and death for American pioneers. Whether the challenge was sickness, an Indian arrow, a gunshot wound, or a fall from a horse, a pioneer in the western territories required care for medical emergencies, but often had to make do until a doctor could be found.4/4(4).

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No doubt practicing pharmacist Wayne Bethard, of Longview, Texas, wouldn’t recommend too many of the medicines he introduces in this page Medicine in the Old West book, but taken as a whole, all these colorfully named frontier medicines result in a package that is pleasing to the eye and could cure you of the “same old-same old reading blues.”Author: Historynet Staff.

The book concludes with a roundup of early medicine’s greatest medical hucksters, an impressive gallery of quacks. “Frontier Medicine” is sturdy popular history, good for snowy nights with.

The healing arts as practiced in the Old West often meant the difference between life and death for American pioneers. Whether the challenge was sickness, an Indian arrow, a gunshot wound, or a fall from a horse, a pioneer in the western territories required care for medical emergencies, but often had to make do until a doctor could be found.5/5(1).

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Medicine shows were touring acts (traveling by truck, horse, or wagon teams) that peddled "miracle cure" patent medicines and other products between various entertainments.

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