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Maximalist Medicine at Walter Reed

in War's Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226482538
eISBN:
9780226482552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482552.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reports that rehabilitation played a role in the shaping of the modern American hospital. Leo Mayer and other like-minded rehabilitation advocates supported state medicine rather than ... More


Epilogue: Walter Reed, Then and Now

in War's Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226482538
eISBN:
9780226482552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482552.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter evaluates the status of Walter Reed Hospital, which has become the primary receiving hospital for injured American soldiers. Known as the “center of gravity” in army medicine, today's ... More


From the Civil War to the Great War: The Rise, Fall, and Resurgence of a Spiritual Paradigm

Aaron Shaheen

in Great War Prostheses in American Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198857785
eISBN:
9780191890406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857785.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The chapter first shows how the spiritualized version of prosthetics originated in the Civil War, which rendered approximately 60,000 veterans limbless. Prominent physicians such as Oliver Wendell ... More


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