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Wisconsin medicine : historical perspectives

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  • Creator edited by Ronald L. Numbers and Judith Walzer Leavitt
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 1981.
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 212 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0299084302, 9780299084301
  • OCLC ocm07328136

Notes

  • Map on lining papers.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-200) and index.

Contents

  • Frontier medicine in the Territory of Wisconsin / Peter T. Harstad -- From horse and buggy to automobile and telephone: medical practice in Wisconsin, 1848-1930 / Guenter B. Risse -- Sectarians and scientists: alternatives to orthodox medicine / Elizabeth Barnaby Keeney, Susan Eyrich Lederer, and Edmond P. Minihan -- Public protection and self-interest: medical societies in Wisconsin / Ronald L. Numbers -- From infirmaries to intensive care: hospitals in Wisconsin / Philip Shoemaker and Mary Van Hulle Jones -- One hundred years of health and healing in rural Wisconsin / Dale E. Treleven --Health in urban Wisconsin: from bad to better / Judith Walzer Leavitt -- A note on medical education in Wisconsin / Ronald L. Numbers -- Selected sources on the history of medicine in Wisconsin / Deanna Reed Springall
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