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The Humor of Healing: An Amusing History of American Medicine Donald A. Johnson

The Humor of Healing: An Amusing History of American Medicine

Donald A. Johnson

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ISBN : 9781932542134
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263 pages
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From 19th Century home surgery to the hawking of magic tonics, The Humor of Healing takes a humorous look at the history of practicing medicine in America and especially the upper Midwest. Dr. Johnson writes that 19th Century surgeons, for example,MoreFrom 19th Century home surgery to the hawking of magic tonics, The Humor of Healing takes a humorous look at the history of practicing medicine in America and especially the upper Midwest. Dr. Johnson writes that 19th Century surgeons, for example, were valued mostly for their speed and would do their work in the partients home with the faces of gawkers pressed against the windows.