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The Resource Langstaff : a nineteenth-century medical life, Jacalyn Duffin

Langstaff : a nineteenth-century medical life, Jacalyn Duffin

Label
Langstaff : a nineteenth-century medical life
Title
Langstaff
Title remainder
a nineteenth-century medical life
Statement of responsibility
Jacalyn Duffin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A unique and readable microhistory of an ordinary physician and his community during a period of revolutionary medical change. Duffin bases her insights on a detailed computer-assisted analysis of 40 years of extant daybooks of James Langstaff (1825-1889)
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Duffin, Jacalyn
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Langstaff, James Miles
  • Langstaff, James Miles
  • Langstaff, James Miles
  • Langstaff, James M
  • Medicine
  • Physicians
  • Physicians
  • History of Medicine
  • History, 19th Century
  • Médecine
  • Médecins
  • HISTORY
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Medicine
  • Physicians
  • Ontario
Label
Langstaff : a nineteenth-century medical life, Jacalyn Duffin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Tables, Figures, and Maps""; ""Acknowledgments ""; ""Introduction""; ""CHAPTER ONE: The Making of a Doctor""; ""CHAPTER TWO: The Professional and Social World of a Nineteenth-Century Doctor""; ""CHAPTER THREE: Medical Knowledge in Diagnosis: Physical Signs at the Bedside""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: Medical Knowledge in Therapy: Old Stand-bys, Innovations, and Intangibles""; ""CHAPTER FIVE: Patients and Their Diseases: Morbidity and Mortality in Children and Adults""; ""CHAPTER SIX: Lunatics, Dreamers, and Drunks""
  • ""CHAPTER SEVEN: Accidents, Injuries, and Operations: Langstaff's Practice of Surgery""""CHAPTER EIGHT: Birthing and Its Problems in Langstaff's Practice of Obstetrics""; ""CHAPTER NINE: Therapy through Social Action: Lawyers, Politics, and Public Health""; ""Conclusion""; ""Appendix A: A Note on Method""; ""Appendix B: Professional Associates of James Miles Langstaff""; ""1 Partners and Medical Students in Langstaff's Practice""; ""2 Women Attendants and 'Nurses' in Langstaff's Practice""; ""3 Medical Colleagues, Location, Qualifications, and Dates""
  • ""Appendix C: Langstaff's Personal Library and Charities""""Appendix D: Langstaff's Properties""; ""Appendix E: Therapies in Langstaff's Daybooks""; ""1 Langstaff's Pharmacopoeia""; ""2 Dietary and Alcohol-Containing Substances""; ""3 Methods of Bleeding""; ""4 Mechanical Methods""; ""Appendix F: Medical Diagnoses in Langstaff's Daybooks""; ""Notes""; ""List of Manuscript and Printed Sources""; ""Select Bibliography""; ""Illustration Credits""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""
  • ""U""""v""; ""w""; ""y""
Control code
ocn666916828
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 383 pages, [16] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442676381
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2jzt20
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)666916828
Label
Langstaff : a nineteenth-century medical life, Jacalyn Duffin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Tables, Figures, and Maps""; ""Acknowledgments ""; ""Introduction""; ""CHAPTER ONE: The Making of a Doctor""; ""CHAPTER TWO: The Professional and Social World of a Nineteenth-Century Doctor""; ""CHAPTER THREE: Medical Knowledge in Diagnosis: Physical Signs at the Bedside""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: Medical Knowledge in Therapy: Old Stand-bys, Innovations, and Intangibles""; ""CHAPTER FIVE: Patients and Their Diseases: Morbidity and Mortality in Children and Adults""; ""CHAPTER SIX: Lunatics, Dreamers, and Drunks""
  • ""CHAPTER SEVEN: Accidents, Injuries, and Operations: Langstaff's Practice of Surgery""""CHAPTER EIGHT: Birthing and Its Problems in Langstaff's Practice of Obstetrics""; ""CHAPTER NINE: Therapy through Social Action: Lawyers, Politics, and Public Health""; ""Conclusion""; ""Appendix A: A Note on Method""; ""Appendix B: Professional Associates of James Miles Langstaff""; ""1 Partners and Medical Students in Langstaff's Practice""; ""2 Women Attendants and 'Nurses' in Langstaff's Practice""; ""3 Medical Colleagues, Location, Qualifications, and Dates""
  • ""Appendix C: Langstaff's Personal Library and Charities""""Appendix D: Langstaff's Properties""; ""Appendix E: Therapies in Langstaff's Daybooks""; ""1 Langstaff's Pharmacopoeia""; ""2 Dietary and Alcohol-Containing Substances""; ""3 Methods of Bleeding""; ""4 Mechanical Methods""; ""Appendix F: Medical Diagnoses in Langstaff's Daybooks""; ""Notes""; ""List of Manuscript and Printed Sources""; ""Select Bibliography""; ""Illustration Credits""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""
  • ""U""""v""; ""w""; ""y""
Control code
ocn666916828
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 383 pages, [16] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442676381
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2jzt20
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)666916828

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