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"Frontier Medicine: from the Atlantic to the Pacific, " is a book which covers a much neglected part of the history of "the American West."/5(12). Packed with fascinating facts about our medical past, Frontier Medicine is an engaging and illuminating history of how our modern medical system came into being. About Frontier Medicine In this intriguing narrative, David Dary charts how American medicine has evolved since , when New World settlers first began combining European remedies with the traditional practices of the native populations. This book is educational and entertaining, thanks to Bethard's light-hearted touch. (Wild West) Lotions, Potions, and Deadly Elixirs: Frontier Medicine in the American West provides a fine guide to frontier medicine and practices and comes from a practicing pharmacist who considers popular medicines of the times. It's of particular interest - and recommendation - to readers of Western history who want a narrowed focus on frontier day medicine/5(14). No doubt practicing pharmacist Wayne Bethard, of Longview, Texas, wouldn’t recommend too many of the medicines he introduces in this page book, but taken as a whole, all these colorfully named frontier medicines result in a package that is pleasing to the eye and could cure you of the “same old-same old reading blues.”Author: Historynet Staff.
In his new book, “Frontier Medicine,” the historian David Dary relates the story of westward expansion while examining these misfortunes, and many others, from the point of . "Frontier Medicine: from the Atlantic to the Pacific, " is a book which covers a much neglected part of the history of "the American West." It gives us a fascinating look at the earliest arrivals of Europeans to the shores of what later became the United States of America, and how the (often crude) medical skills of these pioneers /5(11). Frontiers in Medicine publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research linking basic research to clinical practice and patient care, as well as translating scientific advances into new therapies and diagnostic tools. Led by an outstanding Editorial Board of international experts, this multidisciplinary open-access journal is at the forefront of disseminating and communicating scientific knowledge and impactful . Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation. MSF is an international, independent organisation. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare.
Readers looking for a more insightful history of medicine should choose one by Roy Porter, but this collection of stories of frontier healers will satisfy many readers. 81 illus. (Nov. 10) DETAILS. Frontier Medicine: From the Atlantic to the Pacific, In his new book, David Dary, one of our leading social historians, gives us a fascinating, informative account of American frontier medicine from our Indian past to the beginning of World War II, as the frontier moved steadily westward from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific Ocean. FRONTIER MEDICINE. From the Atlantic to the Pacific, by David Dary. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email : David Dary. An authoritative "Frontier Materia Medica" lists common drugs, the dates they were in use, customary doses, and idiosyncrasies. The author's outstanding collection of bottle labels, advertising art, and rare photographs of "medicine shows" rounds out this colorful survey of America's medicinal /5(1).