Health and Wellness in the 19th century, 1st Edition

  • Deborah Brunton
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  • ISBN-10: 0313385122
  • ISBN-13: 9780313385124
  • DDC: 362.1
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 248 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Exploring the history of medicine in the 19th century around the world, this book showcases the wide range of medical ideas, practices, institutions, and patient experiences, revealing how the exchanges of ideas and therapies between different systems of medicine resulted in patients enjoying a surprising degree of choice. The author offers a unique perspective that provides an introduction to 19th-century medicine on a global stage and places the advancement of medicine within the context of wider historical changes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Factors in Health and Wellness.
2: Education and Training: Learned and Non-Learned.
3: Religion and Medicine.
4: Women's Health and Medicine.
5: Infants and Children's Health.
6: Infectious Diseases.
7: Occupational and Environmental Hazards.
8: Surgery, Dentistry, Orthopedics.
9: The Brain and Mental Disorders.
10: Apothecaries, Pharmacists, and Pharmacopeias.
11: War and Medicine.
12: Institutions.
13: Disease, Healing, and the Arts.
About the Author.