7 edition of A history of medicine in the early U.S. Navy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-425) and index.
|Statement||Harold D. Langley.|
|LC Classifications||VG123 .L36 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 435 p. :|
|Number of Pages||435|
|LC Control Number||94031383|
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In this first detailed history of the development of medical treatment and professionalization in the early U.S. Navy, Harold Langley traces the evolution of medical practice in the Navy from the time Congress authorized the building of the first frigates into the establishment of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in the Navy Department in Cited by: 1.
In this first detailed history of the development of medical treatment and professionalization in the early U.S. Navy, Harold Langley traces the evolution of medical practice in the Navy from the time Congress authorized the building of the first frigates into the establishment of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in the Navy Department in In this first detailed history of the development of medical treatment and professionalization in the early U.S.
Navy, Harold Langley traces the evolution of medical practice in the Navy from the time Congress authorized the building of the first frigates into the establishment of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in the Navy Department in Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press.
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Langley, Harold. A History of Medicine in the Early U.S. Navy. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. —–.”Edward Field: A Pioneer Practitioner of the Old Navy.” Connecticut Medicine 46 (November ): —–.
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Med Hist. The history of the United States Navy divides into two major periods: the "Old Navy", a small but respected force of sailing ships that was notable for innovation in the use of ironclads during the American Civil War, and the "New Navy", the result of a modernization effort that began in the s and made it the largest in the world by Missing: medicine.
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Navy at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The Society for the History of Navy Medicine is pleased to announce the winner of our first book award. Katherine Foxhall has won the Harold D. Langley Book Award for Excellence in the History of Maritime Medicine for her book, Health, medicine, and the sea: Australian Voyages c.
published by Manchester University Press in The Award announcement was. Today's sailors have too little appreciation of their heritage. To counter this problem, Thomas J. Cutler has compiled a history of our naval heritage in the form of A Sailor's History of the U.S. Navy. The work is unique in two important ways.
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(April 1, ) Hardcover 1 at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. Six Frigates is a wonderful account of the U.S.
Navy from it's founding in the years following the Revolutionary War through the War ofincluding operations in the Caribbean Sea.
and the Mediterranean Sea. It isn't just an account of the wars the Missing: medicine. U.S. Military Medicine and AMSUS: A History By Craig Collins - September 3, A military hospital, probably Carver Hospital, near Washington, D.C., during the Civil War.
Oral Histories: LT Ruth Erickson, NC, USN relates her experiences during Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December CAPT Ann Bernatitus, NC, USN, (Ret.), recounts her service in the Philippines including Bataan, evacuation from Corregidor on USS Spearfish (SS); and service on USS Relief (AH-1) during the Okinawa campaign and the return of American prisoners of war from.
Prior to the establishment of the hospital corps, enlisted medical support in the U.S. Navy was limited in scope. In the Continental Navy and the early U.S. Navy, medical assistants were assigned at random out of the ship's company. Their primary duties were to keep the irons hot and buckets of sand at the ready for the operating by: United States Navy.
History of Naval Medicine including multiple cultures of the ancient world and Royal Navy and US Navy Medical. The author worked there for 10 years.The Navy in the Revolutionary era. The earliest sea battles of the American Revolution took place after the Battle of Lexington, when 9 of the 13 colonies armed small vessels for the protection of local waterborne George Washington took command of the Continental Army in Julyhe found his troops without ammunition and arranged for a ship of the Rhode Island navy .Inthe Society initiated the biennial Professor Harold D Langley Book Prize in the History of Maritime Medicine.
The Award honors Professor Langley, our founding Board Member and pioneer author in the history of American navy medicine. Our first awardee was Katherine Foxhall, for her book, Health, medicine and the sea - Australian Voyages.