04133nam 2200805 450 991078066600332120230912153327.01-4875-8958-11-282-04554-797866120455471-4426-7638-810.3138/9781442676381(CKB)2430000000001640(OCoLC)666916828(CaPaEBR)ebrary10219329(CaPaEBR)421032(CaBNvSL)thg00604297 (DE-B1597)464580(OCoLC)1013938958(OCoLC)944178017(DE-B1597)9781442676381(Au-PeEL)EBL4671646(CaPaEBR)ebr11257350(OCoLC)958565309(VaAlCD)20.500.12592/22wv41(schport)gibson_crkn/2009-12-01/7/421032(MiAaPQ)EBC4671646(OCoLC)1373447867(MdBmJHUP)musev2_104895(MiAaPQ)EBC3255421(EXLCZ)99243000000000164020160922h19931993 uy 0engurcn|||||||||rdacontentrdamediardacarrierLangstaff a nineteenth-century medical life /Jacalyn DuffinToronto, [Ontario] ;Buffalo, [New York] ;London, [England] :University of Toronto Press,1993.©19931 online resource (416 p.) Heritage0-8020-7414-6 Includes bibliographical references and index.Contents -- Tables, Figures, and Maps -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- CHAPTER ONE: The Making of a Doctor -- CHAPTER TWO: The Professional and Social World of a Nineteenth-Century Doctor -- CHAPTER THREE: Medical Knowledge in Diagnosis: Physical Signs at the Bedside -- CHAPTER FOUR: Medical Knowledge in Therapy: Old Stand-bys, Innovations, and Intangibles -- CHAPTER FIVE: Patients and Their Diseases: Morbidity and Mortality in Children and Adults -- CHAPTER SIX: Lunatics, Dreamers, and DrunksCHAPTER SEVEN: Accidents, Injuries, and Operations: Langstaff's Practice of SurgeryCHAPTER EIGHT: Birthing and Its Problems in Langstaff's Practice of Obstetrics -- CHAPTER NINE: Therapy through Social Action: Lawyers, Politics, and Public Health -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: A Note on Method -- Appendix B: Professional Associates of James Miles Langstaff -- 1 Partners and Medical Students in Langstaff's Practice -- 2 Women Attendants and 'Nurses' in Langstaff's Practice -- 3 Medical Colleagues, Location, Qualifications, and DatesAppendix C: Langstaff's Personal Library and CharitiesAppendix D: Langstaff's Properties -- Appendix E: Therapies in Langstaff's Daybooks -- 1 Langstaff's Pharmacopoeia -- 2 Dietary and Alcohol-Containing Substances -- 3 Methods of Bleeding -- 4 Mechanical Methods -- Appendix F: Medical Diagnoses in Langstaff's Daybooks -- Notes -- List of Manuscript and Printed Sources -- Select Bibliography -- Illustration Credits -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- TUv -- w -- yA unique and readable microhistory of an ordinary physician and his community during a period of revolutionary medical change. Duffin bases her insights on a detailed computer-assisted analysis of 40 years of extant daybooks of James Langstaff (1825-1889).MedicineOntarioRichmond HillHistory19th centuryPhysiciansOntarioRichmond HillBiographyOntarioRichmond HillfastOntarioBiographies.History.Biographies.collective biographies.BiographyElectronic books. MedicineHistoryPhysicians610/.92Duffin Jacalyn704638MiAaPQMiAaPQMiAaPQBOOK9910780666003321Langstaff3859517UNINA