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Title The Irritable Heart of Soldiers and the Origins of Anglo-American Cardiology
Author Wooley, Charles F.
Summary During the period from 1861 to 1918, there was much discussion of a condition which incapacitated many thousands of otherwise healthy troops. This condition became known during the 1860s as the irritable heart of soldiers. By the First World War the terminology had changed to soldier's heart, then to neurocirculatory asthenia. In this study the author brings to bear his expertise as an historian, professor of medicine and a former soldier to analyze the condition and to trace the changing medical and social attitudes to it.
Signed by author: "Eugene A. Stead, M.D. -- Dr. Stead -- Beyond category in U.S. medicine - With appreciation for your influence and encouragement -- Charlie -- Charles F. Wooley M.D."
Notes Does not circulate.
Subjects Cardiology -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Cardiology -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Cardiology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Cardiology -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care.
Cardiology -- history -- Great Britain.
Cardiology -- history -- United States.
History, 19th Century -- Great Britain.
History, 19th Century -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- Great Britain.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Military Personnel -- history -- Great Britain.
Military Personnel -- history -- United States.
War -- Great Britain.
War -- United States.
Published Date 2002
Series The History of Medicine in Context
Catalog Number PAM00148
Language English
ISBN 0754605957
Source The Stead Family
Object Name Book
Physical Description xvi, 321 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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