9780791448038

Medical Progress and Social Reality : A Reader in Nineteenth-Century Medicine and Literature

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    9780791448038

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    0791448037

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-12-01
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Author Biography

Lilian R. Furst is Marcel Bataillon Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Introduction: From Speculation to Science 1(2)
Humoral Medicine
3(2)
Cadavers and Instruments
5(4)
Germ Theory
9(4)
Antisepsis, Asepsis, and Anesthesia
13(3)
Sociological Changes
16(7)
An Introduction to the Ethical Basis of Medical Practice: The Hippocratic Oath and Its Successors
23(16)
The Hippocratic Oath
29(2)
The Christian Hippocratic Oath
31(1)
American Medical Association's 1847 Code of Ethics
32(5)
American Medical Association's 1980 Principles of Medical Ethics
37(2)
An Old Style Doctor: An Introduction to Selections from Anthony Trollope's Dr. Thorne
39(36)
Dr. Thorne
46(3)
Lady Arabella, a Patient in Two Minds
49(3)
Sir Roger, a Cantakerous Patient
52(6)
Dr. Fillgrave, a Rival
58(10)
Sir Roger's Appeal to Dr. Thorne
68(7)
The Cult of Pathology: An Introduction to Selections from Eugene Sue's Les Mysteres de Paris
75(14)
Death in the Hospital
79(2)
Dr. Griffon
81(3)
Rounds
84(5)
Blood-Letting and Septic Surgery: An Introduction to Selections from Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary
89(18)
A Broken Leg
95(2)
Settling into Practice
97(1)
A Blood-Letting
98(2)
Surgery
100(7)
Germs, Drugs, Diagnoses, and Cadavers: An Introduction to Selections from George Eliot's Middlemarch
107(30)
A Conflict of Opinions
113(2)
The New Hospital
115(2)
Lydgate's Ideals
117(4)
A Case of Typhoid Fever
121(3)
Dispensing of Drugs
124(1)
Abdominal Cramps and Pneumonia
125(3)
Facing the Truth
128(5)
Gathering Opposition
133(4)
The Laboratory and Its Products: An Introduction to Selections from Robert Louis Stevenson's
137(18)
Dr. Jekyll
Mr. Hyde
The Delinquent Mr. Hyde and His Check
142(2)
Visits to Dr. Jekyll
144(2)
Crying Out for the Drug
146(3)
Dr. Jekyll's Experiments
149(2)
Dr. Jekyll's Confession
151(4)
Advances toward More Scientific Practice: An Introduction to Selections from Sinclair Lewis's Arrowsmith
155(22)
Doc Vickerson's Office
161(2)
Arrowsmith's Office in Wheatsylvania
163(1)
How to Obtain Honor and Riches
164(2)
Telephone and Car
166(1)
A Case of Diphtheria
167(5)
Plague
172(5)
Emergency! An Introduction to Mikhail Bulgakov's ``The Steel Windpipe''
177(12)
``The Steel Windpipe,''
181(8)
Telling the Truth: An Introduction to Selections from Thomas Mann's Buddenbrooks
189(24)
Indigestion
194(2)
Pneumonia
196(10)
Stroke
206(7)
A Poor Woman's Plight: An Introduction to Selections from George Moore's Esther Waters
213(10)
Gaining Admission to Hospital
216(3)
Giving Birth
219(4)
Hands-on Medical Training: An Introduction to Selections from Somerset Maugham's Of Human Bondage
223(16)
The Medical Students
228(2)
The Outpatient Clinic
230(9)
A Woman Doctor? An Introduction to Selections from Sarah Orne Jewett's A Country Doctor
239(28)
Enter Dr. Leslie
246(3)
Practical Men versus Theorists
249(2)
Nan, the Young ``Assistant and Attendant,''
251(2)
``A Proper Vocation for Women''?
253(2)
Risking a Woman's Happiness?
255(3)
``A Silly Notion''?
258(2)
Another Voice of Opposition
260(4)
Setting a Dislocated Shoulder
264(3)
A Shocking Discovery! An Introduction to Arthur Conan Doyle's ``The Doctors of Hoyland''
267(16)
``The Doctors of Hoyland,''
273(10)
Starting Up in Practice: An Introduction to Selections from Daniel W. Cathell's Book on the Physician Himself
283(22)
Too Many Doctors
289(1)
The Office
290(3)
How to Dress
293(3)
Affability
296(2)
Dignity
298(2)
Limitation of Practice
300(1)
Collecting Fees
301(4)
Further Historical and Literary Readings 305(6)
Index 311

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