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Enter the Physician: The Transformation of Domestic Medicine, 1760-1860 Lamar Riley Murphy

Enter the Physician: The Transformation of Domestic Medicine, 1760-1860

Lamar Riley Murphy

Published June 30th 1991
ISBN : 9780817305147
Hardcover
336 pages
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Going to see the doctor is a familiar ritual to contemporary Americans, who rely on physicians for diagnosis, treatment and preventive advice. 200 years ago, however, most citizens trusted themselves or lay healers rather than physicians to manageMoreGoing to see the doctor is a familiar ritual to contemporary Americans, who rely on physicians for diagnosis, treatment and preventive advice. 200 years ago, however, most citizens trusted themselves or lay healers rather than physicians to manage even serious illness.