american civil war

Summary

Summary: 1861-1865 conflict between the Union (Northern states) and the 11 Southern states that seceded and were organized as the Confederate States of America.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The role of the physician: Eugene Sanger and a standard of care at the Elmira prison camp
    Jesse Waggoner
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 63:1-22. 2008
  2. ncbi Military anaesthesia
    H Connor
    Anaesthesia 61:904-5. 2006
  3. ncbi Proposals for chemical weapons during the American Civil War
    Guy R Hasegawa
    Publications and Drug Information Systems Office, American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 173:499-506. 2008
  4. ncbi Racial disparities in diabetes a century ago: evidence from the pension files of US Civil War veterans
    Margaret Humphreys
    Department of History, Duke University, Carr 206, Durham, NC 27708 0719, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1766-75. 2007
  5. ncbi Neurognostics question: American Civil War surgeon, pioneer of brain localization, and neurosurgery
    Edward J Fine
    State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 17:111-2. 2008
  6. pmc Alexander Thomas Augusta--physician, teacher and human rights activist
    Heather M Butts
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:106-9. 2005
  7. ncbi American Civil War. Part II
    Luis H Toledo-Pereyra
    Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Borgess Research Institute, USA
    J Invest Surg 17:185-9. 2004
  8. pmc Prevalence of major eye diseases among US Civil War veterans, 1890-1910
    Frank A Sloan
    Center for Health Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:246-50. 2008
  9. ncbi A stranger to our camps: Typhus in American history
    Margaret Humphreys
    Department of History, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Bull Hist Med 80:269-90. 2006
  10. ncbi MEDLINE in the UK: pioneering the past, present and future
    Steve J Pritchard
    University Library Service, Information Services, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Health Info Libr J 22:38-44. 2005

Research Grants

  1. AMERICAN PHYSICIANS AND FRENCH MEDICINE--1815-1890
    John Warner; Fiscal Year: 1990
  2. Older Age Health and Longevity: A Long-Term View
    DORA COSTA; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Cognitive Psychology of Traumatic Memory
    Richard McNally; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Prophylaxis of PTSD with Post-Trauma Propranolol
    Roger Pitman; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications121 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The role of the physician: Eugene Sanger and a standard of care at the Elmira prison camp
    Jesse Waggoner
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 63:1-22. 2008
    ..S. military physicians to confront POW patients in large numbers-events that occurred during the American Civil War. While POWs received sub-standard care in camps north and south, the war also saw the issuance of the first ..
  2. ncbi Military anaesthesia
    H Connor
    Anaesthesia 61:904-5. 2006
  3. ncbi Proposals for chemical weapons during the American Civil War
    Guy R Hasegawa
    Publications and Drug Information Systems Office, American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 173:499-506. 2008
    Proposals for chemical weapons that arose during the American Civil War are described. Most incendiary and all biological agents are excluded...
  4. ncbi Racial disparities in diabetes a century ago: evidence from the pension files of US Civil War veterans
    Margaret Humphreys
    Department of History, Duke University, Carr 206, Durham, NC 27708 0719, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1766-75. 2007
    ..This dataset is valuable for providing a national benchmark against which to compare modern diabetes prevalence patterns...
  5. ncbi Neurognostics question: American Civil War surgeon, pioneer of brain localization, and neurosurgery
    Edward J Fine
    State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 17:111-2. 2008
  6. pmc Alexander Thomas Augusta--physician, teacher and human rights activist
    Heather M Butts
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:106-9. 2005
    ..He was also instrumental in founding the institutions that later became the hospital and medical college of Howard University and the National Medical Association...
  7. ncbi American Civil War. Part II
    Luis H Toledo-Pereyra
    Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Borgess Research Institute, USA
    J Invest Surg 17:185-9. 2004
  8. pmc Prevalence of major eye diseases among US Civil War veterans, 1890-1910
    Frank A Sloan
    Center for Health Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:246-50. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi A stranger to our camps: Typhus in American history
    Margaret Humphreys
    Department of History, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Bull Hist Med 80:269-90. 2006
    Medical observers during the American Civil War were happily surprised to find that typhus fever rarely made an appearance, and was not a major killer in the prisoner-of-war camps where the crowded, filthy, and malnourished populations ..
  10. ncbi MEDLINE in the UK: pioneering the past, present and future
    Steve J Pritchard
    University Library Service, Information Services, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Health Info Libr J 22:38-44. 2005
    ..origins of MEDLINE can be traced back to a collection of books in the US Surgeon General's Office during the American Civil War and John Shaw Billings' decision, during 1867, to make this Library as complete as possible...
  11. ncbi Stonewall Jackson (1824-63) and 'The Old Man's Friend'
    Mathew W Lively
    Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and MedicalWest Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Med Biogr 19:84-8. 2011
    In May 1863 at the Battle of Chancellorsville in the American Civil War, Lieutenant General Thomas J 'Stonewall' Jackson received three gunshot wounds and subsequently underwent amputation of his left arm...
  12. ncbi General Halleck's itchy elbows
    Thomas G Cropley
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    J Civ War Med 11:2-5. 2007
    ..In this paper, I present a speculative argument that Halleck may have had a skin disease, possibly atopic dermatitis, and that this may have contributed to or have been the sole cause of his elbow scratching...
  13. ncbi Evidence of the people, by the people, and for the people
    Prathap Tharyan
    Christian Medical College, Director of the South Asian Cochrane Network and Centre, and Professor BV Moses and ICMR Advanced Centre for Research and Training in Evidence Informed Health Care, Carman Block II Floor, CMC Campus, Bagayam, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, 632002
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:ED000013. 2010
    ..and widely quoted speech (delivered a few months after the decisive battle of Gettysburg of 1863, during the American Civil War) have in common with The Cochrane Collaboration or The Cochrane Library? The iconic speech pronounced that ..
  14. ncbi "This sorrowful war": a veterinary surgeon in the 1862 Shenandoah Valley campaign
    Philip M Teigen
    Philip M Teigen, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine
    Vet Herit 27:29-34. 2004
  15. ncbi A review of perspectives on alcohol and alcoholism in the history of American health and medicine
    Victor B Stolberg
    Essex County College Health Services, 303 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 5:39-106. 2006
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  16. ncbi Samuel A. Mudd, MD, physician-farmer, University of Maryland School of Medicine class of 1856
    Richard K Harding
    Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:1043-6. 2012
    ..Convicted by a military tribunal and imprisoned for his "crimes," he was able to partially redeem himself using his medical skills and professionalism. Mudd was a man of his time. And what a time it was...
  17. ncbi The eye disease of Jefferson Davis (1808-1889)
    Richard W Hertle
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, and UPMC Eye Center, Eye and Ear Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 51:596-600. 2006
    ..Using historical evidence from multiple sources, this paper will propose a diagnosis of the Confederate President's ocular condition and consider how this could have influenced his military and political decisions...
  18. ncbi Policing the social boundaries of the American Medical Association, 1847-70
    Douglas M Haynes
    Department of History, Krieger Hall, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3275, USA
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 60:170-95. 2005
    ..As this study will show, the 1870 decision reflected the logic of the racial politics at the heart of the association's antebellum past and would loom large in its future...
  19. ncbi Felo De Se: soldier suicides in America's Civil War
    R Gregory Lande
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Mil Med 176:531-6. 2011
    ..This article examined the factors associated with suicide during America's Civil War and the years immediately following the cessation of armed conflict...
  20. doi Perioperative management for patients with complex regional pain syndrome
    Bassem Asaad
    Stony Brook University Medical Center, 101 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Pain Manag 2:561-7. 2012
    SUMMARY Our knowledge of complex regional pain syndrome extends from the time of the American Civil War until today...
  21. ncbi Surgical dressings and turbulent years of cotton industry
    Keith Stephens-Borg
    North Devon Hospital
    J Perioper Pract 18:305-6. 2008
    ..Once boiled to make softer, its use on patients in military hospitals proved to be the first clinical application of sterile surgical dressings...
  22. ncbi Height of female Americans in the 19th century and the antebellum puzzle
    Scott Alan Carson
    School of Business, University of Texas, Permian Basin, 4901 East University, Odessa, TX 79762, United States University of Munich, CESifo, Shackstrasse 4, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 9:157-64. 2011
    ..It also implies that the antebellum puzzle was most likely rooted in the endogenous forces of socio-economic change rather than the exogenous changes in the disease environment...
  23. ncbi A method for historicizing lived experience
    Mary Ann Cordeau
    Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut 06518, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 32:75-90. 2009
    ..used to historicize the lived experience of nurse caring by the culture of white Northern women during the American Civil War. Primary sources included unpublished and published Civil War letters, journals, diaries, memoirs, ..
  24. ncbi Upward and onward: high-society American women eluded the antebellum puzzle
    Marco Sunder
    Institut für Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung, University of Leipzig, Grimmaische Str 12, 04109 Leipzig, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 9:165-71. 2011
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  25. ncbi Psychiatric disorder and suicide in the military, then and now: commentary on Frueh and Smith
    Richard J McNally
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 26:776-8. 2012
    Consulting archival medical data from the American Civil War, Frueh and Smith found little evidence of mental disorders, no evidence of reexperiencing symptoms suggestive of posttraumatic stress disorder, but a notable rate of suicide...
  26. ncbi Civil War Federal Navy physicians
    John S Lynch
    Mil Med 168:1044-8. 2003
    ..The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery successfully met the demands made upon it during the American Civil War.
  27. ncbi Infectious diseases during the Civil War: the triumph of the "Third Army"
    J S Sartin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905
    Clin Infect Dis 16:580-4. 1993
    The American Civil War represents a landmark in military and medical history as the last large-scale conflict fought without knowledge of the germ theory of disease...
  28. ncbi From hand maiden to right hand--the birth of nursing in America
    Victoria L Holder
    AORN J 78:618-32. 2003
    AT THE ONSET of the American Civil War, women were asked to leave their homes and serve as suppliers and caregivers for the armies on both sides of the conflict...
  29. ncbi Sleepless vigilance: "Stonewall" Jackson and the duty hours controversy
    Philip A Mackowiak
    Medical Care Clinical Center, VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Med Sci 343:146-9. 2012
    ..on critical review of his command decisions during the course of 12 of the 20 battles he fought during the American Civil War, historians have rated his performance as poor...
  30. ncbi The "Amex" cast aluminum denture of World War I
    J M Hyson
    Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland, 31 South Greene Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201-1504, USA
    J Hist Dent 49:89-91. 2001
    ..James Baxter Bean, the Confederate dental surgeon who established the first military maxillofacial hospital trauma ward in Atlanta, Georgia, during the American Civil War--the cast aluminum wartime denture.
  31. ncbi Early onset pneumonia following pulmonary contusion: the case of Stonewall Jackson
    Mathew W Lively
    Department of Internal Medicine, West Virginia University, 1 Medical Center Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Mil Med 177:315-7. 2012
    ..Stonewall" Jackson was wounded by his own men at the Battle of Chancellorsville during the American Civil War. While being removed from the field, Jackson fell from the litter and struck the right side of his chest on ..
  32. ncbi Civil War vascular injuries
    F William Blaisdell
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95827, USA
    World J Surg 29:S21-4. 2005
    ..Unfortunately, it seems that many of these lessons have had to be relearned by the surgeons who have participated in each of our subsequent military conflicts...
  33. pmc Scarring and mortality selection among Civil War POWs: a long-term mortality, morbidity, and socioeconomic follow-up
    Dora L Costa
    UCLA Department of Economics, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Demography 49:1185-206. 2012
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  34. ncbi Taking the (southern) waters: science, slavery, and nationalism at the Virginia springs
    Lauren E Lafauci
    English Department, Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, USA
    Anthropol Med 18:7-22. 2011
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  35. ncbi [Lafora disease and the two first cases of Alzheimer's disease published in Spain]
    E Garcia-Albea
    Seccion de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Principe de Asturias, Alcala de Henares, Madrid
    Rev Neurol 27:515-9. 1998
    ..bodies in myoclonic epilepsy, he had the chance to study a demented person, a former soldier in the American Civil War, who had progressive deterioration of his mental functions...
  36. ncbi Stonewall Jackson's wounds
    T R Layton
    Naples Community Hospital, FL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 183:514-24. 1996
    ..Stonewall" Jackson, one of the most famous and successful Confederate generals of the American Civil War, was shot at the battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia on May 2, 1863, after leading his army in a surprise ..
  37. ncbi [Maggots of Lucilia sericata in treatment of intractable wounds]
    Marek Orkiszewski
    Zakladu Medycyny Zapobiegawczej i Zdrowia Srodowiskowego Collegium Medicum im Ludwika Rydygiera w Bydgoszczy Uniwersytetu Mikolaja Kopernika w Toruniu
    Wiad Lek 60:381-5. 2007
    ..known for many centuries, it was not until dr Zacharias recognized medical importance of maggots during the American Civil War. He intentionally introduced maggots into the wound for its debridement...
  38. pmc Physical and mental health costs of traumatic war experiences among Civil War veterans
    Judith Pizarro
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 92697 7085, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:193-200. 2006
    ..Hundreds of thousands of soldiers face exposure to combat during wars across the globe. The health effects of traumatic war experiences have not been adequately assessed across the lifetime of these veterans...
  39. ncbi Civil war medicine from the perspective of S. Weir Mitchell's "The case of George Dedlow"
    D J Canale
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 11:11-8. 2002
    In 1866, a year following the close of the American Civil War, an anonymous article arousing much public interest appeared in the popular magazine, The Atlantic Monthly...
  40. ncbi Urethral injuries in the Civil War
    Harry W Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 173:1090-3. 2005
    ..We compiled all cases of urethral injury received in battle during the Civil War to detail their management and determine the outcome of treatment...
  41. ncbi Abraham Lincoln and the global economy
    Robert D Hormats
    Harv Bus Rev 81:58-67, 140. 2003
    ..Yet even in the midst of the brutal and expensive American Civil war--and in part because of it--Lincoln and the Republican Congress enacted bold legislation that helped create ..
  42. ncbi William J Sneed: surgeon, humanist, and educator
    Ralph C Gordon
    Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, USA
    J Invest Surg 18:5-6. 2005
  43. ncbi The soldier dentist: Colonel John R. Lewis of the 5th Vermont
    J M Hyson
    Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Hist Dent 43:55-8. 1995
    The role of dentistry during the American Civil War has drawn scant attention from both dental and military historians...
  44. ncbi Impact of infectious diseases on war
    Matthew R Smallman-Raynor
    School of Geography, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 18:341-68. 2004
    ..case studies of the spread of infectious diseases in relation to military mobilization are presented for the American Civil War, Spanish-American War,and World War I...
  45. ncbi Suicide, alcoholism, and psychiatric illness among union forces during the U.S. Civil War
    B Christopher Frueh
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI, USA The Menninger Clinic, Houston, TX, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 26:769-75. 2012
    ..Data provide contextual information on suicide and psychiatric variables for combatants during the U.S. Civil War, a brutal modern war with vastly higher casualty rates than recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  46. ncbi Mitchell's influence on European studies of peripheral nerve injuries during World War I
    Peter J Koehler
    Department of Neurology, Atrium Medical Centre, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    J Hist Neurosci 13:326-35. 2004
    ..Describe the influence of S. Weir Mitchell's (1829-1914) work, and in particular his ideas on causalgia, on European physicians who treated peripheral nerve injuries during World War I (WWI)...
  47. ncbi The development of medical museums in the antebellum American South: slave bodies in networks of anatomical exchange
    Stephen C Kenny
    Department of History, University of Liverpool
    Bull Hist Med 87:32-62. 2013
    Prior to the American Civil War, museums were enthusiastically promoted in the annual circulars of southern medical colleges as valuable aids to medical education...
  48. ncbi US military nurses in wartime: reluctant heroes, always there
    Susan Sheehy
    J Emerg Nurs 33:555-63. 2007
  49. ncbi The role of pain management in recovery following trauma and orthopaedic surgery
    Chester C Buckenmaier
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 20:S35-8. 2012
    ..Morphine administration has served as the primary method of battlefield pain management since the American Civil War. Although traditional opioid-based pain management is effective, it has significant side effects that can ..
  50. ncbi Biopolitical science
    Larry Arnhart
    Department of Political Science, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
    Politics Life Sci 29:24-47. 2010
    ..To illustrate the particular application of biopolitical science, this essay shows how this science would help us to understand Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863...
  51. ncbi Poetry, trauma, and the spirit
    Brian Bucci
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 6:157-8. 2004
  52. ncbi Urology in pre-civil war Charleston
    J Nathaniel Hamilton
    Department of Urology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Urol 180:477-80. 2008
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  53. ncbi Wound shock: a history of its study and treatment by military surgeons
    Robert M Hardaway
    Mil Med 169:265-9. 2004
    ..However, it was not until the American Civil War that shock was described as an entity distinct from the wounds themselves and that efforts were directed at ..
  54. ncbi Some observations on early military anaesthesia
    I T Houghton
    Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design, London Metropolitan University, London, United Kingdom
    Anaesth Intensive Care 34:6-15. 2006
    ..The War of the Rebellion was the next war in which anaesthesia was important and the first one in which proper statistics were kept allowing useful analysis. Anaesthesia had irrevocably found its place in battlefield surgery...
  55. pmc Fertility in New York State in the pre-Civil War era
    Michael R Haines
    Department of Economics, Colgate University, USA
    Demography 45:345-61. 2008
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  56. doi William Alexander Hammond (1828-1900)
    D Todman
    Dept of Neurology, University of Queensland Brisbane, 4000 Queensland, Australia
    J Neurol 255:777-8. 2008
  57. ncbi Albert Sidney Johnston's sciatic dueling injury did not contribute to his death at the Battle of Shiloh
    Jonathan Anderson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:1192-7; discussion 1197. 2008
    ..This loss of sensation was assumed to be the reason why Johnston failed to notice that he was bleeding and consequently died...
  58. ncbi Invalid corps
    R Gregory Lande
    13826 Bison Court, Silver Spring, MD 20906, USA
    Mil Med 173:525-8. 2008
    ..This article explores America's historical experience with medical disability compensation programs during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War...
  59. ncbi [The influence of three American dentists during the Civil War (1861-1865)]
    Xavier Riau
    Hist Sci Med 41:391-8. 2007
    ..It only ended up in 1865, the Union being victorious. Surprisingly, dentists, thanks to their military cleverness, their diplomatic know-how or their medical devotion, had a major influence on this fratricidal war...
  60. pmc Antietam: aspects of medicine, nursing and the civil war
    John Tooker
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106 1572, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 118:215-23. 2007
    ..These models of care continue today in modern military medicine...
  61. pmc Clinical risk and judicial reasoning: Eugene F. Sanger, AM, MD, 1829-1897
    Richard A Brand
    Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 1600 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:325-7. 2009
    ..This biographical sketch of Eugene F. Sanger, AM, MD, corresponds to the historic text, The Classic: Report of the Committee on Suits for Malpractice, available at DOI 10.1007/s11999-008-0639-z...
  62. ncbi Expanding the role of women as nurses during the American Civil War
    Rhonda Goodman Lesniak
    The Little Clinic, Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 32:33-42. 2009
    Using the method of social history, this article looks at the many roles filled by women during the American Civil War. Through primary documents such as letters and diaries, the article captures a moment in time when society began to ..
  63. ncbi "A dictate of both interest and mercy"? Slave hospitals in the antebellum South
    Stephen C Kenny
    School of History, University of Liverpool, 9 Abercromby Square, Liverpool L69 7WZ, UK
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 65:1-47. 2010
    ..In addition to providing physicians with a steady income, slave infirmaries were key players in the domestic slave trade, as well as mechanisms for professionalization and the mobilization of medical ideas in the American South...
  64. ncbi Gangrene therapy and antisepsis before lister: the civil war contributions of Middleton Goldsmith of Louisville
    John M Trombold
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Am Surg 77:1138-43. 2011
    ..Middleton Goldsmith, a surgeon in the Union Army during the American Civil War, meticulously studied hospital gangrene and developed a revolutionary treatment regimen...
  65. ncbi Memory brokers, shameful pasts, and Civil War commemoration
    Lori Holyfield
    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
    J Black Stud 42:436-56. 2011
    This article examines the commemoration of the American Civil War via the symbolic structure of “fragmented” and “multivocal” commemorative sites...
  66. ncbi Charles Edouard Brown-Séquard's departure from the Medical College of Virginia: incompatible science or incompatible social views in pre-Civil War southern United States
    Joseph C Watson
    Inova Regional Neurosurgery Service, Department of Neurosurgery, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Inova Campus, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    World Neurosurg 75:750-3; discussion 624-5. 2011
    ..These disparate viewpoints lend an insight into the life and career of this pioneer in modern medicine and experimental design and to the clash of science and social views...
  67. ncbi The medical challenge of military operations in the Mississippi Valley during the American Civil War
    F R Freemon
    Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    Mil Med 157:494-7. 1992
    ..of disease was as important as combat operations in the campaigns along the Mississippi River during the American Civil War. Throughout the Vicksburg campaign, many more soldiers were disabled by sickness than by combat injury...
  68. ncbi Mental health impact of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts: a review of US research, service provision, and programmatic responses
    Timothy S Wells
    Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 5122, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 23:144-52. 2011
    Although documentation that war inflicts psychological casualties dates back to the American Civil War and earlier, most research began after the Vietnam conflict, when studies focused on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  69. ncbi How did dermatology develop in the United States?
    Lawrence Charles Parish
    Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, 1760 Market Street, Suite 301, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Clin Dermatol 29:340-2. 2011
    ..With the increase in urban populations, the opportunity for medical specialization and, in particular, dermatology, appeared and would be accepted...
  70. ncbi Race, health, and disease in 19th-century-born males
    Carlina De La Cova
    Anthropology Department, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27412, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 144:526-37. 2011
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  71. ncbi Did African Americans experience the 'Antebellum Puzzle'? Evidence from the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War
    Michael R Haines
    Department of Economics, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 9:45-55. 2011
    ..There was some support for the mortality hypothesis, but the nutrition hypothesis needs to be interpreted in light of the fact that slave owners has a strong interest in monitoring and controlling the diet of their slaves...
  72. ncbi The chief seat of mischief: soldier's heart in the First World War
    Sean Dyde
    Unit for the History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 66:216-48. 2011
    Soldier's heart was a medico-psychiatric condition that was first documented during the American Civil War. This condition affected British and American soldiers during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries; doctors recorded ..
  73. ncbi Comparison of surgical care deficiencies between US civil war hospitals and present-day hospitals in Sierra Leone
    Joseph Crompton
    Department of Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    World J Surg 34:1743-7. 2010
    ..Surgery is rapidly becoming a part of public health initiatives in developing countries...
  74. ncbi Darwin and Lincoln: their legacy of human dignity
    Felton Earls
    Department of Society Human Development and Health, Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 53:3-13. 2010
    ..The essay concludes with a set of questions and challenges that confront us, foremost among which is the need to balance actions in response to the violation of negative rights by actions in the pursuit of positive rights...
  75. ncbi One surgeon's Army experience with "wound shock" from Pearl Harbor to the present
    Robert M Hardaway
    Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, 10401 E Plumeria Rd, Tucson, AZ 85749, USA
    Mil Med 174:944-7. 2009
    The Army has had extensive experience in the study and treatment of shock, beginning with the American Civil War and continuing to the present...
  76. pmc Occupational career and risk of mortality among US Civil War veterans
    Dejun Su
    Department of Sociology, The University of Texas Pan American, 1201 W University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78541, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:460-8. 2009
    ..between occupational career and risk of mortality in old age among 7096 Union Army veterans who fought the American Civil War in the 1860s...
  77. ncbi Dermatology and skin disease in the American Civil War
    Thomas G Cropley
    Division of Dermatology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Dermatol Nurs 20:29-33. 2008
    ..Entities discussed include the army itch/camp itch phenomenon, sexually transmitted diseases, scurvy and nutritional disorders, smallpox and spurious vaccination, and hospital gangrene...
  78. ncbi Medical advances during the Civil War
    F W Blaisdell
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817
    Arch Surg 123:1045-50. 1988
    ..8. The Sanitary Commission was formed, a civilian-organized soldier's relief society that set the pattern for the development of the American Red Cross...
  79. ncbi The body at war
    Elizabeth Willis
    Medact, London N1 6HT
    Med Confl Surviv 21:58-63. 2005
  80. ncbi Images in Mississippi medicine. Coney Hospital, 1861-65
    Lucius Lampton
    J Miss State Med Assoc 45:376. 2004
  81. ncbi U.S.A.-Switzerland: a history of friendship
    Jean Henri Dunant
    Spezialarzt fur Chirurgie FMH, Luftmattstrasse 12, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
    World J Surg 29:S50. 2005
  82. ncbi Body mass index and old-age survival: a comparative study between the Union Army Records and the NHANES-I Epidemiological Follow-Up Sample
    Dejun Su
    Department of Sociology and The Center for Population Economics, The University of Chicago GSB, 5807 S Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 17:341-54. 2005
    ..There is still good potential for old-age mortality to further decline. However, to what extent this potential can be developed will partially depend on the future trend in the prevalence of obesity...
  83. ncbi Walt Whitman, Civil War nurse
    Kim Roberts
    Am J Med 118:787. 2005
  84. ncbi The magnanimous professional life and tragic demise of J. H. Douglas, MD
    Brandon G Bentz
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, U S A
    Laryngoscope 115:1499-504. 2005
    ..We discuss the model professional life and mysterious but tragic final days of this very important laryngologist of the 19th century...
  85. pmc The bigger the healthier: are the limits of BMI risk changing over time?
    R Max Henderson
    University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Center for Population Economics and Department of History, Room 367, 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 3:339-66. 2005
    ..These men were drawn from a random sample of Union Army veterans who fought during the American Civil War (1861-1865)...
  86. ncbi Military influence upon the development of anaesthesia from the American Civil War (1861-1865) to the outbreak of the First World War
    N H Metcalfe
    Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Anaesthesia 60:1213-7. 2005
    The American Civil War (1861-1865) helped cement the place of anaesthesia in American medical practice and offered new insights into the specialty...
  87. ncbi Urological injuries in the Civil War
    Harry W Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 172:1800-4. 2004
    ..This study compiles all cases of urological injuries reported in the Civil War (1861 to 1865)...
  88. ncbi S. Weir Mitchell's prose and poetry on the American Civil War
    D J Canale
    Memphis, TN, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 13:7-21. 2004
    The prose and poetry of S. Weir Mitchell (1829-1914)--related to the American Civil War--encompass a very significant portion of his non-medical writings...
  89. ncbi Treatment of head injuries in the American Civil War
    H H Kaufman
    Department of Neurosurgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown
    J Neurosurg 78:838-45. 1993
    At the time of the American Civil War (1861-1865), a great deal was known about closed head injury and gunshot wounds to the head. Compression was differentiated from concussion, but localization of lesions was not precise...
  90. ncbi The origins of casualty evacuation and echelons of care: lessons learned from the American Civil War
    J S Blansfield
    Army Nurse Corps, 399th Combat Support Hospital, US Army Reserve, Taunton, MA, USA
    Int J Trauma Nurs 5:5-9. 1999
    The American Civil War produced many victims of battle who challenged the medical community...
  91. ncbi Pharmacy in the American Civil War
    G R Hasegawa
    American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 57:475-89. 2000
    The role of pharmacists and the process of military drug supply in the American Civil War are described. Most raw drugs used in the United States in the mid-1800s were imported...
  92. ncbi Somatic hypotheses of war syndromes
    P M Soetekouw
    University Medical Center St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Invest 30:630-41. 2000
    Since the end of the American Civil War, unexplained symptoms in military personnel arising after a war or peace mission have frequently been described...
  93. ncbi Detecting feigned illness during the American Civil War
    F R Freemon
    Neurology Service DVAMC, Nashville, TN 37212-2637, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 2:239-42. 1993
    ..The modern concept of the unconscious mind was totally absent from the diagnostic thinking of the Civil War physician...
  94. ncbi Evaluating an all-ranks military staff ride
    Walter R Schumm
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:1156-8. 2003
    ..on another all-ranks staff ride, and a statistically significant gain was achieved in expressed interest in American Civil War history. Most personnel agreed or strongly agreed with the concept of an all-ranks staff ride...
  95. ncbi Dental health of elderly confederate veterans: evidence from the Texas State Cemetery
    Helen Danzeiser Wols
    U S Army Central Identification Laboratory, Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii 96853 5530, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 124:59-72. 2004
    ....
  96. ncbi [Adam hammer (1818 - 1878) - remarks on a forgotten pioneer of ether anaesthesia in obstetrics]
    M Goerig
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Anästhesiologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 39:265-75. 2004
    ..joined the Republican Party, founded in 1854 and served as a military surgeon in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Even before the war, he was engaged in efforts to improve the level of medical training in America and was ..
  97. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder part I: historical development of the concept
    G C Lasiuk
    Faculty of Nursing, 3rd Floor Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 42:13-20. 2006
    ..Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a significant health problem, characterized by high rates of chronicity and comorbidity...
  98. ncbi Dorothea Dix: she was a nurse, advocate and lobbyist
    Gingy Harshey-Meade
    Ohio Nurses Rev 81:6. 2006
  99. ncbi "Stonewall" Jackson
    Steve Oreck
    Mil Med 172:vi. 2007
  100. ncbi Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg illness
    Armond S Goldman
    Division of Immunology Allergy Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0369, USA
    J Med Biogr 15:104-10. 2007
    ..Indeed, the successful conclusion of the Civil War and reunification of the country were dependent upon Lincoln's presidency...
  101. ncbi Quinine substitutes in the confederate army
    Guy R Hasegawa
    Publications and Drug Information Systems Office, American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 172:650-5. 2007
    ..The quinine substitutes were generally considered useful but not as effective as quinine. The Confederate Surgeon General's Office was active in seeking out and supplying troops with quinine substitutes...

Research Grants4

  1. AMERICAN PHYSICIANS AND FRENCH MEDICINE--1815-1890
    John Warner; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..medical students and practitioners, including some 700 from the United States who studied there before the American Civil War. The knowledge and technique these migrants brought back were leading components in the transformation of ..
  2. Older Age Health and Longevity: A Long-Term View
    DORA COSTA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Cognitive Psychology of Traumatic Memory
    Richard McNally; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., fantasy proneness, imagery ability) that predict performance in these memory tasks is proposed. ..
  4. Prophylaxis of PTSD with Post-Trauma Propranolol
    Roger Pitman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..One and three months following the traumatic event, the patient will undergo psychophysiologic, psychodiagnostic, and psychometric testing for PTSD. ..