ERIC Number: EJ565711
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Disease and Infection in the American Civil War.
Gilchrist, Michael R.
American Biology Teacher, v60 n4 p258-62 Apr 1998
Presents an analysis of the medical records of Union soldiers in the American Civil War. Shows a cause and effect relationship between disease, infection, and death. Discusses the lack of medical knowledge at that time, the problems with surgical infection and sanitation, and surgical innovations. (DDR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A