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Bleed, Blister, And Purge

A History Of Medicine On The American Frontier

by Volney, M.D. Steele

  • 31 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Mountain Press Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West (U.S.),
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • Medicine / General,
  • History - General History,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • History,
  • Medicine

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8116181M
    ISBN 100878425055
    ISBN 109780878425051

    Get this from a library! Bleed, blister, and purge: a history of medicine on the American frontier. [Volney Steele] -- Describes the medicines and medical practices uses to treat a wide variety of illnesses and disorders on the American frontier. Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from the colonial era to the late s. It's hard to believe that today's cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today's medical care, while also raising the.

    Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from America's colonial era to the late s. It's hard to believe that today's cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today's medical care, while also raising the 4/5(1). Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine (Book): Younker, J. Marin: Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from the colonial era to the late s.

      Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from the colonial era to the late s. It’s hard to believe that today’s cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today’s medical care, while also raising the. "Bleed, Blister, and Purge" traces the fits and starts of medical progress on the western frontier. With the authority of a scholar and the sparkle of an old-time storyteller, Dr. Volney Steele takes the reader from rotgut whiskey to modern anesthetics, from castor oil to antibiotics, and from barroom surgery to modern hospital operations.


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Bleed, Blister, And Purge by Volney, M.D. Steele Download PDF EPUB FB2

Steele wrote Bleed, Blister, and Purge "to shed light on and celebrate the dedication and humanitarianism of those many physicians, nurses, shamans, and people of sound practical sense who saw their patients--often friends and family--through the Cited by: 6. Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from America's colonial era to the late s.

It's hard to believe that today's cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today's medical care, while also raising the question: what current medical practices will be the horrors of tomorrow?/5(20). Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge was actually a surprisingly interesting account of early American medicine.

Its not fixated just on whats actually happened in America, though thats the primary focus. It gives a brief, delightfully disgusting look at the evolution of medicine overall. Its definitely aimed at the older end of young readers/5.

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from America's colonial era to the late s. It's hard to believe that today's cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today's medical care, while also raising the question: what current medical practices will be the horrors of tomorrow?Pages:   Bleed, Blister, and Purge is a nonfiction historical reference I'll be keeping handy for future writing projects.

Steele is a doctor himself with over a half century And Purge book experience, plus a childhood observing his father as a physician in rural Arkansas/5. "Bleed, Blister, and Purge" traces the fits and starts of medical progress on the western frontier.

With the authority of a scholar and the sparkle of an old-time storyteller, Dr. Volney Steele 4/5(2). xxiii, p.: 33 cm. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA CameraPages: Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from America's colonial era to the late s.

It's hard to believe that today's cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today's medical care, while also raising the question: what current medical practices will be the horrors of tomorrow.

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge is informative and HIGHLY entertaining. It’s pages of text (so it works for those teachers, who, for whatever reason, require that a book be more than pages) and great graphics.

The cover displays various, TERRIFYING medical ‘tools’. pages Ages 10 and up Volney Steele is the author of Bleed, Blister, and Purge ( avg rating, ratings, 22 reviews, published ) and Wellington Rankin ( avg ratin /5. Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from the colonial era to the late s.

It’s hard to believe that today’s cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today’s medical care, while also raising the question: what current medical practices will be the horrors of tomorrow.

Bleed, Blister, and Purge traces the fits and starts of medical progress on the western frontier. With the authority of a scholar and the sparkle of an old-time storyteller, Dr. Volney Steele takes the reader from rotgut whiskey to modern anesthetics, from castor oil to antibiotics, and from barroom surgery to modern hospital operations.

Dr. Steele wrote Bleed, Blister, and Purge to shed light on and celebrate the dedication and humanitarianism of those many physicians, nurses, shamans, and people of sound practical sense who saw their patients often friends and family through the adversities that bedeviled them.

Education and training standards improved in the decades to come, but methods remained stubbornly primitive as the profession was slow to recognize new discoveries and adopt new approaches. In grimly vivid detail, Younker describes such common practices as amputation, bleeding, leeching, purging, trepanning, and uroscopy.

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from America’s colonial era to the late s. It’s hard to believe that today’s cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today’s medical care, while also.

Bleed, Blister, and Purge: A History of Medicine on the American Frontier Bleed, Blister, and Purge: A History of Medicine on the American Frontier. Missoula, Mont.: Mountain Press, xxiii + pp. Ill. $ (paperbound, ).

This is more than a book on the history of medicine on the western frontier; it is also infused. Bleed, Blister, and Purge traces the fits and starts of medical progress on the western frontier. With the authority of a scholar and the sparkle of an old-time storyteller, Dr.

Volney Steele takes the reader from rotgut whiskey to modern anesthetics, from castor oil to antibiotics, and from barroom surgery to modern hospital : Volney Steele. Free Online Library: Steele, Volney. Bleed, blister, and purge; a history of medicine on the American frontier.(Brief Article, Young Adult Review, Book Review) by "Kliatt"; Business Publishing industry Library and information science Books Book reviews.

BLEED, BLISTER, PUKE, AND PURGE provides a concise history of the medical profession’s not-so-awesome past at a level written for younger readers. Author J. Marin Younker kept my attention throughout the book with her captivating historical storytelling/5.

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from America's colonial era to the late s. It's hard to believe that today's cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today's medical care, while also raising the question: what current.

Bleed, Blister, And Purge by Volney, M.D. Steele, ApMountain Press Publishing Company edition, Paperback in EnglishCited by: 6.Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from the colonial era to the late s.

It s hard to believe that today s cutting-edge medicine originated from such crude beginnings, but this book reminds us to be grateful for today s medical care, while also raising the question: what current medical .Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine (Book): Younker, J.

Marin: Grand Central PubRiots over the medical use of cadavers, public access to institutions for the insane, and full-blown surgeries without the aid of anesthetics or painkillers.

Welcome to the middle ages of AmericanBlister, Puke, and Purge exposes .