Bibliographic Details

Healing tuberculosis in the woods : medicine and science at the end of the nineteenth century / David L. Ellison.

Author / Creator Ellison, David L., 1934-
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Description viii, 201 p.
Language English
Series Contributions in medical studies 0886-8220 ; no. 41
Subject Trudeau, Edward Livingston, 1848-1915
Trudeau, Edward Livingston, 1848-1915
Tuberculosis -- History -- 19th century.
Format Print, Book
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ISBN 0313290059 (alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Trudeau's Early Life and Medical Training
  • Trudeau's Personal Experience with Tuberculosis
  • Changing Knowledge of Tuberculosis in the nineteenth century
  • Trudeau's Reading Deciding How to Treat Patients
  • Learning about the Tubercle
  • Bacillus Attempts to Destroy the Bacillus
  • Search for a Vaccine Salvaging Tuberculin
  • Sanitorium and Out-Door Care
  • The Evolution of Sanitarium Care
  • Conclusions
  • Bibliography
  • Index