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Bleed, blister, puke, and purge: the dirty secrets behind early american medicine / J. Marin Younker.

Younker, J. Marin, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 973 YOU (Text) 37521530786880 AMPL Teen Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library T 973 YOU (Text) 840191002392335 Teen - Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch YA 610 YOUN (Text) 39391006783524 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781942186328
  • Physical Description: 110 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California] : Zest Books, [2016]

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Riots 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 American medicine.Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from the colonial era to the late 1800s. 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?
Subject: Medical technology > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Mediciine > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Medical care > United States > History > Juvenile literature.

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