Doctoring the South: Southern Physicians and Everyday Medicine in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

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Index
Affleck, Thomas, 211, 212
African Americans, 5, 9, 49–51, 54; and African healthways, 118–19, 134–35, 170, 173; and diagnosis, 144–45; and feigning (“possuming”), 51, 172–74, 216, 232; free, 107, 171–72, 260, 265–67; and risk of disease, 208–18. See also Patients; Race; Slaves (and slavery)
Agassiz, Louis, 240
Akens, T. M., 111
Allan, Algernon, 93
Allen, Joseph Eve, 35, 48
Alternative healers, 7, 22, 88, 122–23, 252– 53. See also Country orthodoxy; Orthodox medicine: and vernacular medicine
American Medical Association, 23, 239
Anatomy. See Medical education: anatomy
Anderson, L. B., 158
Anderson, William, 129
Anesthesia. See Medical procedures: anesthesia
Ansley, Mary, 113
Anthony (slave), 31
Antisepsis. See Medical procedures: antisepsis
Antony, Milton, 36
Apprenticeship, 16, 20, 26, 27–31, 82. See also Medical education; Medical schools
Armstrong, A., 104
Army of Northern Virginia, 270
Arnold, Richard, 125–26, 129
Augusta, Ga. See Medical education; Medical schools; Southern places
Bachelor, Albert, 57, 97, 157
Bacon, Francis, 72
Baglivi, Georgio, 72
Bailey, R. S., 170
Bailey, Thomas P., 265–66
Bairel, Sudie, 125
Ball, Charles, 126
Barr, Jane, 114
Barton, Edward, 82
Baruch, Simon, 171, 270
Bassett, Isaphoena, 256
Bassett, John Young, 110, 203, 207, 249–57
Bates, F. A., 231
Battey, Martha, 129
Battey, Robert, 80, 264
Bayless, George, 65
Becton, Frederick, 206
Bedside notes, 102, 167–68, 175–99, 232. See also Case narratives; Daybooks
Bell, Elizabeth, 114
Ben (slave), 230
Berly, Joel, 139, 266
Bessie (slave), 135
Bets (slave), 180
Bibb, Dandridge, 64, 78–79
Blair, I. H., 36
Blistering. See Medical procedures: blistering
Bloodletting. See Medical procedures: venesection (bloodletting)
Bodies: and anatomy, 59–61, 64, 67–68, 216– 17; in case narratives, 232–34; and diagnosis, 141–49, 183–85; and health talk, 114–15; physicians’, 143–45; in physicians’ notes, 179, 186–87, 191, 192; as signifiers, 96, 133, 142–44, 219, 223, 225; and violence, 159–62. See also Medical education: anatomy
Bonner, William, 54
Bowman, Ralph, 265

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Studies in Social Medicine ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction - Physicians, Everyday Medicine, and the Country Orthodox Style 1
  • Part One - Choosing Medicine 13
  • Chapter One - Men, Schools, and Careers 15
  • Chapter Two - The Science of All Life 41
  • Chapter Three - Starting out 76
  • Part Two - Doing Medicine 99
  • Chapter Four - Livelihood 101
  • Chapter Five - Bedside 131
  • Part Three - Making Medicine 165
  • Chapter Six - The Lives of Others 167
  • Chapter Seven - Landscape, Race, and Faith 200
  • Chapter Eight - Witnessing 228
  • Epilogue - The Civil War and the Persistence of the Country Orthodox Style 259
  • Notes 273
  • Bibliography 327
  • Index 365
  • Studies in Social Medicine 374
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