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Langstaff : a nineteenth-century medical life / / Jacalyn Duffin

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Autore: Duffin Jacalyn Visualizza persona
Titolo: Langstaff : a nineteenth-century medical life / / Jacalyn Duffin Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Toronto, [Ontario] ; ; Buffalo, [New York] ; ; London, [England] : , : University of Toronto Press, , 1993
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (416 p.)
Disciplina: 610/.92
Soggetto topico: Medicine - Ontario - Richmond Hill - History - 19th century
Physicians - Ontario - Richmond Hill
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Frontmatter -- 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 Drunks -- Chapter Seven. Accidents, Injuries, and Operations: Langstaff's Practice of Surgery -- Chapter 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 -- Appendix C. Langstaff's Personal Library and Charities -- Appendix D. Langstaff's Properties -- Appendix E. Therapies in Langstaff's Daybooks -- Appendix F. Medical Diagnoses in Langstaff's Daybooks -- Notes -- List of Manuscript and Printed Sources -- Select Bibliography -- Illustration Credits -- Index
Sommario/riassunto: A 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).
Titolo autorizzato: Langstaff  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-282-04554-7
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910456509003321
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