american civil war
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.
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- The role of the physician: Eugene Sanger and a standard of care at the Elmira prison campJesse 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 ..
- Military anaesthesiaH Connor
Anaesthesia 61:904-5. 2006
- Proposals for chemical weapons during the American Civil WarGuy R Hasegawa
Publications and Drug Information Systems Office, American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Mil Med 173:499-506. 2008Proposals for chemical weapons that arose during the American Civil War are described. Most incendiary and all biological agents are excluded...
- Racial disparities in diabetes a century ago: evidence from the pension files of US Civil War veteransMargaret 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...
- Neurognostics question: American Civil War surgeon, pioneer of brain localization, and neurosurgeryEdward J Fine
State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
J Hist Neurosci 17:111-2. 2008
- Alexander Thomas Augusta--physician, teacher and human rights activistHeather 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...
- American Civil War. Part IILuis H Toledo-Pereyra
Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Borgess Research Institute, USA
J Invest Surg 17:185-9. 2004
- Prevalence of major eye diseases among US Civil War veterans, 1890-1910Frank A Sloan
Center for Health Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Arch Ophthalmol 126:246-50. 2008....
- A stranger to our camps: Typhus in American historyMargaret Humphreys
Department of History, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Bull Hist Med 80:269-90. 2006Medical 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 ..
- MEDLINE in the UK: pioneering the past, present and futureSteve 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...
- 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. 2011In 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...
- General Halleck's itchy elbowsThomas 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...
- Evidence of the people, by the people, and for the peoplePrathap 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 ..
- "This sorrowful war": a veterinary surgeon in the 1862 Shenandoah Valley campaignPhilip M Teigen
Philip M Teigen, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine
Vet Herit 27:29-34. 2004
- A review of perspectives on alcohol and alcoholism in the history of American health and medicineVictor B Stolberg
Essex County College Health Services, 303 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
J Ethn Subst Abuse 5:39-106. 2006....
- Samuel A. Mudd, MD, physician-farmer, University of Maryland School of Medicine class of 1856Richard 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...
- 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...
- Policing the social boundaries of the American Medical Association, 1847-70Douglas 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...
- Felo De Se: soldier suicides in America's Civil WarR 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...
- Perioperative management for patients with complex regional pain syndromeBassem Asaad
Stony Brook University Medical Center, 101 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Pain Manag 2:561-7. 2012SUMMARY Our knowledge of complex regional pain syndrome extends from the time of the American Civil War until today...
- Surgical dressings and turbulent years of cotton industryKeith 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...
- Height of female Americans in the 19th century and the antebellum puzzleScott 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...
- A method for historicizing lived experienceMary 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, ..
- Upward and onward: high-society American women eluded the antebellum puzzleMarco Sunder
Institut für Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung, University of Leipzig, Grimmaische Str 12, 04109 Leipzig, Germany
Econ Hum Biol 9:165-71. 2011....
- Psychiatric disorder and suicide in the military, then and now: commentary on Frueh and SmithRichard J McNally
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
J Anxiety Disord 26:776-8. 2012Consulting 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...
- Civil War Federal Navy physiciansJohn 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.
- 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. 1993The 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...
- From hand maiden to right hand--the birth of nursing in AmericaVictoria L Holder
AORN J 78:618-32. 2003AT 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...
- Sleepless vigilance: "Stonewall" Jackson and the duty hours controversyPhilip 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...
- The "Amex" cast aluminum denture of World War IJ 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.
- Early onset pneumonia following pulmonary contusion: the case of Stonewall JacksonMathew 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 ..
- Civil War vascular injuriesF 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...
- Scarring and mortality selection among Civil War POWs: a long-term mortality, morbidity, and socioeconomic follow-upDora L Costa
UCLA Department of Economics, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Demography 49:1185-206. 2012....
- Taking the (southern) waters: science, slavery, and nationalism at the Virginia springsLauren E Lafauci
English Department, Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, USA
Anthropol Med 18:7-22. 2011....
- [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...
- Stonewall Jackson's woundsT 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 ..
- [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...
- Physical and mental health costs of traumatic war experiences among Civil War veteransJudith 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...
- 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. 2002In 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...
- Urethral injuries in the Civil WarHarry 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...
- Abraham Lincoln and the global economyRobert 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 ..
- William J Sneed: surgeon, humanist, and educatorRalph C Gordon
Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, USA
J Invest Surg 18:5-6. 2005
- The soldier dentist: Colonel John R. Lewis of the 5th VermontJ M Hyson
Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Hist Dent 43:55-8. 1995The role of dentistry during the American Civil War has drawn scant attention from both dental and military historians...
- Impact of infectious diseases on warMatthew 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...
- Suicide, alcoholism, and psychiatric illness among union forces during the U.S. Civil WarB 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...
- Mitchell's influence on European studies of peripheral nerve injuries during World War IPeter 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)...
- The development of medical museums in the antebellum American South: slave bodies in networks of anatomical exchangeStephen C Kenny
Department of History, University of Liverpool
Bull Hist Med 87:32-62. 2013Prior to the American Civil War, museums were enthusiastically promoted in the annual circulars of southern medical colleges as valuable aids to medical education...
- US military nurses in wartime: reluctant heroes, always thereSusan Sheehy
J Emerg Nurs 33:555-63. 2007
- The role of pain management in recovery following trauma and orthopaedic surgeryChester 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 ..
- Biopolitical scienceLarry 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...
- Poetry, trauma, and the spiritBrian Bucci
Int J Emerg Ment Health 6:157-8. 2004
- Urology in pre-civil war CharlestonJ Nathaniel Hamilton
Department of Urology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
J Urol 180:477-80. 2008....
- Wound shock: a history of its study and treatment by military surgeonsRobert 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 ..
- Some observations on early military anaesthesiaI 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...
- Fertility in New York State in the pre-Civil War eraMichael R Haines
Department of Economics, Colgate University, USA
Demography 45:345-61. 2008....
- William Alexander Hammond (1828-1900)D Todman
Dept of Neurology, University of Queensland Brisbane, 4000 Queensland, Australia
J Neurol 255:777-8. 2008
- Albert Sidney Johnston's sciatic dueling injury did not contribute to his death at the Battle of ShilohJonathan 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...
- Invalid corpsR 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...
- [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...
- Antietam: aspects of medicine, nursing and the civil warJohn 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...
- Clinical risk and judicial reasoning: Eugene F. Sanger, AM, MD, 1829-1897Richard 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...
- Expanding the role of women as nurses during the American Civil WarRhonda Goodman Lesniak
The Little Clinic, Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 32:33-42. 2009Using 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 ..
- "A dictate of both interest and mercy"? Slave hospitals in the antebellum SouthStephen 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...
- Gangrene therapy and antisepsis before lister: the civil war contributions of Middleton Goldsmith of LouisvilleJohn 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...
- Memory brokers, shameful pasts, and Civil War commemorationLori Holyfield
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
J Black Stud 42:436-56. 2011This article examines the commemoration of the American Civil War via the symbolic structure of “fragmented” and “multivocal” commemorative sites...
- Charles Edouard Brown-Séquard's departure from the Medical College of Virginia: incompatible science or incompatible social views in pre-Civil War southern United StatesJoseph 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...
- The medical challenge of military operations in the Mississippi Valley during the American Civil WarF 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...
- Mental health impact of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts: a review of US research, service provision, and programmatic responsesTimothy 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. 2011Although 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)...
- 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...
- Race, health, and disease in 19th-century-born malesCarlina De La Cova
Anthropology Department, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27412, USA
Am J Phys Anthropol 144:526-37. 2011....
- Did African Americans experience the 'Antebellum Puzzle'? Evidence from the United States Colored Troops during the Civil WarMichael 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...
- The chief seat of mischief: soldier's heart in the First World WarSean Dyde
Unit for the History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Hist Med Allied Sci 66:216-48. 2011Soldier'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 ..
- Comparison of surgical care deficiencies between US civil war hospitals and present-day hospitals in Sierra LeoneJoseph 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...
- Darwin and Lincoln: their legacy of human dignityFelton 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...
- One surgeon's Army experience with "wound shock" from Pearl Harbor to the presentRobert M Hardaway
Department of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, 10401 E Plumeria Rd, Tucson, AZ 85749, USA
Mil Med 174:944-7. 2009The Army has had extensive experience in the study and treatment of shock, beginning with the American Civil War and continuing to the present...
- Occupational career and risk of mortality among US Civil War veteransDejun 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...
- Dermatology and skin disease in the American Civil WarThomas 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...
- Medical advances during the Civil WarF 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...
- The body at warElizabeth Willis
Medact, London N1 6HT
Med Confl Surviv 21:58-63. 2005
- Images in Mississippi medicine. Coney Hospital, 1861-65Lucius Lampton
J Miss State Med Assoc 45:376. 2004
- U.S.A.-Switzerland: a history of friendshipJean Henri Dunant
Spezialarzt fur Chirurgie FMH, Luftmattstrasse 12, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
World J Surg 29:S50. 2005
- Body mass index and old-age survival: a comparative study between the Union Army Records and the NHANES-I Epidemiological Follow-Up SampleDejun 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...
- Walt Whitman, Civil War nurseKim Roberts
Am J Med 118:787. 2005
- The magnanimous professional life and tragic demise of J. H. Douglas, MDBrandon 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...
- 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)...
- Military influence upon the development of anaesthesia from the American Civil War (1861-1865) to the outbreak of the First World WarN H Metcalfe
Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
Anaesthesia 60:1213-7. 2005The American Civil War (1861-1865) helped cement the place of anaesthesia in American medical practice and offered new insights into the specialty...
- Urological injuries in the Civil WarHarry 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)...
- S. Weir Mitchell's prose and poetry on the American Civil WarD J Canale
Memphis, TN, USA
J Hist Neurosci 13:7-21. 2004The 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...
- Treatment of head injuries in the American Civil WarH H Kaufman
Department of Neurosurgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown
J Neurosurg 78:838-45. 1993At 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...
- The origins of casualty evacuation and echelons of care: lessons learned from the American Civil WarJ S Blansfield
Army Nurse Corps, 399th Combat Support Hospital, US Army Reserve, Taunton, MA, USA
Int J Trauma Nurs 5:5-9. 1999The American Civil War produced many victims of battle who challenged the medical community...
- Pharmacy in the American Civil WarG R Hasegawa
American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 57:475-89. 2000The 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...
- Somatic hypotheses of war syndromesP M Soetekouw
University Medical Center St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Eur J Clin Invest 30:630-41. 2000Since the end of the American Civil War, unexplained symptoms in military personnel arising after a war or peace mission have frequently been described...
- Detecting feigned illness during the American Civil WarF 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...
- Evaluating an all-ranks military staff rideWalter 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...
- Dental health of elderly confederate veterans: evidence from the Texas State CemeteryHelen 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....
- [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 ..
- Posttraumatic stress disorder part I: historical development of the conceptG 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...
- Dorothea Dix: she was a nurse, advocate and lobbyistGingy Harshey-Meade
Ohio Nurses Rev 81:6. 2006
- "Stonewall" JacksonSteve Oreck
Mil Med 172:vi. 2007
- Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg illnessArmond 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...
- Quinine substitutes in the confederate armyGuy 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...
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