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Author Senior, Kathryn.
Title You wouldn't want to be a nurse during the American Civil War! : a job that's not for the squeamish / written by Kathryn Senior ; illustrated by Mark Bergin ; created and designed by David Salariya.
Pub Info New York : Franklin Watts, 2010.
book jacket
 Bourne-Children's Room  J 973.7 Sen     AVAILABLE
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J 973.7 SEN     AVAILABLE
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Descript 32 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 25 cm.
Series You wouldn't want to--
Audience IG930L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.6 1 1 140656
Contents It's a bloodbath! -- Disease : the hidden enemy -- Nursing in the 1860s -- Local women help out -- The world of a Civil War nurse -- At the field hospital -- Surgery in the field -- A convalescent hospital -- Nursing on ships -- Lying and spying -- Finding the missing -- A better future.
Summary A study of nursing care during the Civil War, the problems with caring for the sick and the injured, and the medical advances that have been made after the war.
Note Includes index.
Subject Nursing -- History.
Medicine -- History.
Nursing -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Medicine -- United States -- History.
Military nursing -- United States -- History.
Nurses -- United States -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care.
Add Author Bergin, Mark, 1961-
Salariya, David.
ISBN 9780531205068 (lib. bdg.)
0531205061 (lib. bdg.)
0531137864 (pbk.)
9780531137864 (pbk.)
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