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The Irritable Heart of Soldiers and the Origins of Anglo-American Cardiology: The US Civil War (1861) to World War I (1918)

Charles F. Wooley
Format
Book
Published
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2002.
Language
English
Series
The History of Medicine in Context
History of Medicine in Context
ISBN
0754605957
Contents
  • 1. Introduction: From irritable heart to soldier's heart
  • 2. The United States Civil War: Da Costa at Turner's Lane
  • 3. Medical disorders, diseases, statistics and pensions: Civil War
  • 4. The Nineteenth-century British soldier, Maclean and Netley
  • 5. Symptoms and patient histories: functional versus organic heart disease
  • 6. Diagnosis in the nineteenth century
  • 7. Pulse and pressure, inventions and instruments, measurements and records
  • 8. A new clinical currency: technology, laboratories and books
  • 9. Mind and body, brain and heart
  • 10. World War I: Mackenzie and Osler
  • 11. The military heart hospitals: Thomas Lewis
  • 12. Minority opinions from the military heart hospitals: Clifford Allbutt
  • 13. Samuel Levine and neurocirculatory asthenia
  • 14. Lewis Conner and the examination of 4 million men
  • 15. Anglo-American cardiology
  • 16. Where are the diseases of yesteryear?
Description
xvi, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "Bibliography": p. [293]-314.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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