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Island Doctor: John Mackieson and Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Prince Edward Island David A.E. Shephard

Island Doctor: John Mackieson and Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Prince Edward Island

David A.E. Shephard

Published September 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780773570931
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208 pages
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 About the Book 

Based on a study of two casebooks, which include Dr Mackieson records for 257 patients with a variety of illnesses seen from 1826 to 1858 and 115 patients with mental illness seen from 1868 to 1874, two manuscripts, and a diary, David Shephard illustrates the wide variety of representative cases in Dr Mackiesons career and situates his work in the context of medical practice at the time. The book will interest a variety of readers, including general historians, medical historians, social historians, historians with an interest in the Atlantic provinces, physicians, and academic libraries.