The Horse and Buggy Doctor

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U of Nebraska Press, 1970 - History - 322 pages
With a new foreword by Gunsmoke's "Doc, " this is "a book rich in anecdotes, a lively and somewhat rough-and-ready depiction of the country physician's experiences."-New York Times

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User Review  - MrsLee - LibraryThing

A memoir written by a doctor who practiced from the mid to late 1800s until the 1930s in America. He describes medical practice in the country as it was when he began, and how it changed through the ... Read full review

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User Review  - MsMixte - LibraryThing

An interesting look at the practice of medicine in 'the good old days'. Dr. Hertzler showed little sympathy for women who were ill if they hadn't produced several children, and spends much time explaining that these women were simply neurotic. Read full review

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