Healing Kentucky: Medicine in the Bluegrass State ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Nancy Baird

Healing Kentucky: Medicine in the Bluegrass State

The University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: December 2009
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From the pioneering Danville surgeon Ephraim McDowell, the first doctor to successfully perform abdominal surgery, and Luke Blackburn, dubbed the "Hero of Hickman" and elected governor in 1879 after his efforts to combat yellow fever, to contemporary Kentucky doctors performing groundbreaking reconstructive surgery and artificial heart implants, Healing Kentucky tells the story of the two-hundred-year struggle to provide good health care to all Kentuckians. Nancy Disher Baird describes Lexington schoolteacher Linda Neville's mission to treat the eye disease trachoma in rural Kentucky, Louise Caudill's efforts to open the first hospital in Morehead, the 1833 cholera epidemic, and many other important episodes in medicine in Kentucky. Written on an upper-elementary school level expressly for adult literacy students and students of English as a second language, Healing Kentucky brings the many heroes of medicine in the Bluegrass State to life.
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Healing Kentucky: Medicine in the Bluegrass State ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Nancy Baird
The University Press of Kentucky, December 2009
ISBN: 9780813137902
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