Rough Medicine

Rough Medicine

Surgeons at Sea in the Age of Sail

Book - 2001
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Using diaries, journals, and correspondences, Druett recounts the daily grind surgeons on nineteenth-century whaling ships faced: the rudimentary tools they used, the treatments they had at their disposal, the sorts of people they encountered in their travels, and the dangers they faced under the harsh conditions of life at sea.
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2001.
ISBN: 9780415924528
Branch Call Number: 616.98024 Druett
Characteristics: 256 p. :,ill., maps, ports. ;,24 cm.


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