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A Surgeon in the Army of the Potomac

Francis M. Wafer, Cheryl A. Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 225 pages
Lured across the border by promises of opportunity and adventure, Francis M. Wafer - a young student from Queen's Medical College in Kingston - joined the Union's army of the ...
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Digging Up the Dead: Uncovering the Life and Times of an Extraordinary Surgeon

Druin Burch - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 304 pages
A tearaway young man from Norfolk, Astley Cooper (1768-1841) became the world's richest and most famous surgeon. Admired from afar by the Brontės and up close by his student ...
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A Brotherhood of Tyrants: Manic Depression and Absolute Power

D. Jablow Hershman - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 219 pages
Napoleon Bonaparte, Adolf Hitler, and Joseph Stalin were three tyrants, and the effects of their brutal regimes are still with us. Each attained absolute power, and misused it ...
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The Social Transformation of American Medicine

Paul Starr - Medical - 1982 - 514 pages
Examines the rise of the doctor's control over the health-care system and discusses the threat of new health-care conglomerates to the practitioners' dominance of the system
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Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health

Judith Walzer Leavitt - History - 1997 - 352 pages
Typhoid Mary is a Beacon Press publication.
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William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World

W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter - History - 2002 - 440 pages
Essays on the career of William Hunter, physician, obstetrician, medical educator and man of culture.
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Rising Life Expectancy: A Global History

James C. Riley - Business & Economics - 2001 - 243 pages
This book traces the global history of rising life expectancy in the last 200 years.
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A Once Charitable Enterprise: Hospitals and Health Care in Brooklyn and New ...

David Rosner - History - 2004 - 248 pages
An account of dramatic changes in hospital care in turn-of-the-century New York, first published in 1982.
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