Snowblind and Seal Finger


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A re-print from 1998, updated and expanded! Snowblind & Seal Finger is all about early Labrador medicine–home remedies, doctors, nurses and health care in general! 128 pages jam-packed with stories and information!

Foreword to the Second Edition
Introduction to the First Edition
History of Medicine on the Labrador Coast
Christoph Jacob Waiblinger (1709-1778)
Home Remedies
A Few Home Remedies…
“The Doctor”
Making Poultices
Blood Letting
Childbirth and Midwifery
Child Birthing 101
Breastfeeding and Breastmilk Substitutes
Taking Care of Babies
The Dentist Comes To Call
Mental Health
Sweat Lodges
Epidemics and Diseases
Nursing in Labrador
Public Health Nursing
Nursing at the Valley Clinic
Visits from the Doctor
The Diary of Arthur and Marjorie Wakefield
Memorandum of the Eskimos of Northern Labrador
Other Them Days Readings

Front Cover: Millicent Blake Loder.
Back Cover: Medicine room at the Hopedale Mission.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg
Dimensions 23 x 15.5 x 1 cm