The first large conceptual overview of the role of the US Army Medical Department in American society during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this book details the institutional culture and quest for legitimacy of an institution dedicated to promoting public health and scientific medicine in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.In 1887 at Fort Reno, Hoff created the first formal manual of drill for Hospital Corps and Company bearers. ... Civil War had by this time been almost completely forgotten, and the only recognized function of the Army doctor was to treat the sick.
|Title||:||Public Health and the US Military|
|Author||:||Bobby A. Wintermute|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2011-07-06|