1815-1850: Science and Medicine
1815-1850: Chapter Ten: Science and Medicine
by LISA PRUITT
TOPICS IN THE NEWS
The Asylum Movement 329
Early Public Health Movement 330
The Cholera Epidemic of 1832 New York City. 331
Orthodox Medicine 332
The Surgeon of the Fleet 332
Heroic Medicine: Arguments for and Against Bloodletting 333
Philadelphia’s Scientific Community 333
“On the Effects and Treatment of Contact with Rbus Rudicans” (Poison Ivy) 334
Scientific Associations 335
The Harvard Astronomical Observatory 335
Sectarian Medicine 337
Thomsonian Principles 337
How to Choose a Mate 338
The Smithsonian Institution 338
Surgery and Anesthesia 339
Women’s Medical Education 340
Jacob Bigelow 341
Asa Gray 343
Joseph Henry 344
Harriot Kezia Hunt 345
Benjamin Silliman Sr 345
Sidebars and tables are listed in italics.
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