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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 geografico: Ontario Richmond Hill
Soggetto genere / forma: Biographies.
collective biographies.
Electronic books.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: 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 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 Dates
Appendix 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 -- T
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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: 1-4875-8958-1
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910780666003321
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