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American Medicine and Statistical Thinking, 1800–1860

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ISBN 9780674732216

Publication Date: 04/19/1984

306 pages

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  • Preface
  • 1. America’s Early Health Inventory
  • 2. A Calculus of Medical Philanthropy
  • 3. Quantification in Orthodox Medicine
  • 4. Numerical Method and Rational Medicine
  • 5. Alternative Medical Approaches
  • 6. Quantitative Dimensions of Medical Sectarianism
  • 7. Statistics of Mind and Madness
  • 8. Vital Statistics and Public Health
  • 9. Sanitary Fact-Finding in the City
  • 10. The Computing Mind at Midcentury
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1987 William H. Welch Medal, American Association for the History of Medicine

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