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The Country Doctor: Personal Reflections Preface: The Past Enlightens the Future Acknowledgments Overview: Milestones of Medical Progress Introduction: The Metamorphosis of American Medicine in the Nineteenth Century Part 1: Old West Healers and Healing 1. Indian Medicine: Native American Health Before and After the White Man 2. Lewis and Clark: Keelboat Physicians 3. Mountain Men: Hunting-Knife Surgeons 4. Health on the Western Trails: Hope and Suffering 5. Gold Camp Sawbones: Life and Death in the Western Mining Districts 6. Unsung Heroes: Army Surgeons on the Frontier 7. "Granny Remedies": Pioneer Women and Folk Medicine 8. Miracle Cures: Quackery, Fraud, and Faith 9. Homestead Doctors: House Calls on the Great Plains 10. "No Prejudice Against Women": Female Physicians in the West Part 2: Public Health and Health Education on the Frontier 11. Early Western Hospitals 12. The Professional Nurse 13. Sanitation and Public Health 14. Epidemic Diseases in the West Epilogue: Medicine in the Third Millennium Footnotes Glossary Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Medicine -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.).