From Humors to Medical Science: A History of American Medicine / Edition 1

From Humors to Medical Science: A History of American Medicine / Edition 1

by John Duffy
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252063008
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
05/28/1993
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,461,666
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1The Beginnings of American Medicine1
2The Eighteenth Century13
3The Medical Profession31
4Medicine in the Revolutionary Years48
5Early Nineteenth-Century Medicine69
6The Irregulars and Domestic Medicine80
7The Foundations of American Surgery95
8Early Leaders in Medicine and Surgery120
9The Education, Licensing, and Status of Physicians130
10Medicine in the Civil War151
11The Emergence of Modern Medicine167
12The Flowering of Surgery188
13Medical Education203
14The Medical Profession Organizes214
15The Advancing Front of Medicine229
16Surgery and Medical Technology since World War I257
17Medical Education since the Flexner Report275
18Women in Medicine284
19Minorities in Medicine304
20The Medical Profession in the Twentieth Century313
21The Community's Health328
22Whither Medicine?345
Notes357
Bibliography391
Index405

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