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Author Krebs, Laurie.
Title A day in the life of a colonial doctor / by Laurie Krebs.
Pub Info New York, N.Y. : PowerKids Press, 2003.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 E Dennis (Sears)-Juvenile  J 610.92 KRE     AVAILABLE
Descript 24 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Series The library of living and working in colonial times
Library of living and working in colonial times.
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.5 0.5 0.5 70535
Summary Describes a day in the life of a doctor in colonial Philadelphia, where he was trained, common ailments and how he treated them, and ways in which he tried to improve conditions for women, slaves, and others.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Benjamin Rush, physician -- A sense of humors -- Becoming a doctor -- Dreaded diseases -- The apothecary -- Accidents, surgery, and infection -- Colonial remedies -- Benjamin Rush, patriot and army surgeon -- A new look at things.
Subject Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 -- Juvenile literature.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
Physicians.
Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
ISBN 0823962288
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