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calculus of suffering

Martin S. Pernick

calculus of suffering

pain, professionalism, and anesthesia in nineteenth-century America

by Martin S. Pernick

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Anesthesia -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Medicine -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Surgery -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Pain -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Anesthesiology -- history -- United States,
    • History of Medicine, 19th Cent. -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMartin S. Pernick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRD80.3 .P47 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 421 p. :
      Number of Pages421
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2850386M
      ISBN 100231051867
      LC Control Number84012664

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