Bedpans, Blood + Bandages

Bedpans, Blood + Bandages

A History of Hospitals

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
Describes the symptoms and treatment of certain illnesses throughout history, including scurvy, yellow fever, measles, typhoid, and polio.

Capstone Pr Inc
"Read this history of disease and infection and find out what part pox, pus, and plague played in the spread and treatment of illness. Learn why British sailors were called limeys, and which disease turns the skin bright yellow. Discover why disease spread quickly. Read these real-life stories and fascinating news reports to learn how hospitals and medical treatment has changed throughout the years. Eye-catching photographs help you visualize medical treatment and conditions in this painful history of medicine book."

Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Raintree, c2006
ISBN: 1410913384 (pbk.)
1410913341 (library bdg.-hardcover)
Branch Call Number: J362.1109 TOW
Characteristics: 56 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Bedpans, blood and bandages

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