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Military medical and surgical essays : prepared for the United States Sanitary Commission

Hammond, William A. 1828-1900.
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1864

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Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, 1864.

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552 pages ; 23 cm

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Military hygiene and therapeutics. A. Post and W. H. Van Buren.--Control and prevention of infectious diseases. E. Harris.--Quinine as a prophylactic against malarious diseases. W.H. Van Buren.--Vaccination in armies. F.G. Smith and A. Stillé.--Rules for preserving the health of the soldier. W.H. Van Buren.--Scurvy. W.A. Hammond.--Miasmitic fevers. J.T. Metcalf.--Continued fevers. J.B. Upham.--Yellow fever. J.T. Metcalf.--Pneumonia. A. Flint.--Dysentery. A. Stillé.--Pain and anæsthetics. V. Mott.--Hemorrhage from wounds, and the best means of arresting it. V. Mott.--Treatment of fractures in military surgery. J.H. Packard.--Amputations. S. Smith.--The excision of joints for traumatic cause. R.M. Hodges.--Venereal diseases. F.J. Bumstead.

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