Item Details

Medicine & Health on the Lewis and Clark Expedition: Bring Back Your Party Safe [electronic resource]

created by Sara Huyser and Janet Pearson
Format
Manuscript/Archive; Online
Published
Charlottesville, Va. : Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 2004
Language
English
Variant Title
Medicine & health on the Lewis & Clark expedition: bring back your party safe.
Medicine and health on the Lewis and Clark expedition: bring back your party safe.
Summary
This exhibit explores the medicine and medical theory Lewis and Clark employed to promote health and recovery. It also examines the trials the explorers faced due to disease, accident and injury.
Contents
  • Planning the expedition: four plans to explore the West
  • The corps of discovery: only the healthiest, strongest and most skilled (Leaders of the expedition
  • Meriwether Lewis
  • William Clark
  • Volunteers
  • Sacagawea, the only woman
  • York, the only African American)
  • Medicine at the turn of the nineteenth century (Thomas Jefferson and Medicine
  • Medical training of Meriwether Lewis
  • Benjamin Rush, America's premiere physician
  • Medicine on the Lewis & Clark expedition)
  • The journey west: the corps of discovery becomes a "walking hospital" (The mosquito
  • Malaria
  • Quinine
  • Rheumatism
  • Venereal disease
  • The near-death of Sacagawea
  • Accidents and injuries
  • Environment)
  • Native Americans and the expedition: "A much greater act of hospitality" (Native American relations with the expedition
  • Questions to answer concerning Native Americans
  • Native American medicine)
  • Returned home safely (Life after the journey
  • A map of the West).
Description
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Title from title screen; description based on the screen of December 11, 2007.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Other Forms
Print version/exhibit available
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