Civil War Medicine,
1861-1865

by Keith C. Wilber, MD
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A detailed and fascinating tour through medical history of this bloody and devastating war. Hundreds of illustrations, combined with well researched and engaging text, tell the tale of challenges presented to doctors with each new battle. Softbound 8-1/2 x 11" format, 119 pages, line drawings throughout.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Foreword
  • Before Sumter
    • Medical Progress
    • Inflammation Theories
      • Direct Inflammation
      • Indirect Inflammation
    • Inflammatory Treatment
      • Bleeding
      • Purgatives
      • Cathartics
      • Diaphoretics
      • Narcotics
      • Counterirritants
    • An Unsung Hero
    • Hard Lesson from Crimea (1854-1856)
  • That Chaotic First Year
    • The Medical Departments
    • Army Doctors of Varied Abilities
      • The Regulars
      • The Doctor's Apprentice
      • The Irregulars
    • The Regimental Tradition
    • The United States Sanitary Commission
    • Reality at Bull Run
  • Rations
    • Packages from Home
    • Camp Sutlers
  • Clothing
  • Cleanliness
  • Changing the Old Guard
  • The Ambulance Corps
  • A New Divisional Field Hospital Plan
  • Field Hospital Anesthesia
  • Field Hospital Surgery
    • Projectile Wounds
    • Wounds with Hemorrhage
    • Wounds of the Head
    • Wounds of the Chest
    • Wounds of the Abdomen
    • Wounds of the Extremities
      • The Circular Amputation
      • The Flap Amputation
    • Fractures
  • Hospital Trains
  • Hospital Ships
  • The Army General Hospital
    • Joint Resection
    • Bone Resection
    • Skull Fracture Excisions
    • Airborne Pests
    • The Duty Roster
  • Army Nursing
    • Female Nurses
    • Home Front Honor Roll
    • Male Nurses
  • Disease Concepts
    • Miasmatic Diseases
    • Intermittent Fevers
    • Continued Fevers
    • Eruptive Fevers
    • Non-Miasmatic Diseases
    • Non-Classified Diseases
  • Medical Poisons
    • Irritant Poisons
    • Narcotic Poisons
  • Hammond vs. Mercurial Poisons
  • Medical Supplies
  • The Aftermath
  • And in Conclusion
  • Sidelights
  • Bibliography
  • Index


ISBN: 0-7627-0341-5
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