History's Mysteries

Genres - History, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Medicine  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis

The rudimentary medicine practiced on the American frontier in the 19th century, which consisted mainly of folk remedies. Included: excerpts from journals; medical reports; and interviews with historians.

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doctor/nurse, frontier, medicine, pioneer, surgery