Frontier Doctor, Medical Pioneer: The Life and Times of A.T. Still and His Family

Truman State University Press
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Frontier Doctor, Medical Pioneer is an intimate look at the life of Andrew Taylor Still, the founder of osteopathic medicine. Still mistrusted the drugs that were routinely used during the nineteenth century, but his use of hands-on manipulation led to severe and very public criticism. After years of repeated success in treating patients, the validity of his methods was finally acknowledged.
Author Charles E. Still Jr., grandson of Andrew, uses family stories and records to chronicle Still’s life, including his family life on the frontier and his role in the anti-slavery movement, as well as his work to establish osteopathy as a legitimate form of medicine that could be carried on by future generations. Frontier Doctor, Medical Pioneer provides a fascinating inside look into the origins of modern osteopathic medicine.
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Publisher
Truman State University Press
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Published on
Sep 16, 2015
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9781612481623
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Medical
Medical / Osteopathy
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This content is DRM protected.
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