Lingering Fever: A World War II Nurse's Memoir

Lingering Fever: A World War II Nurse's Memoir

By: Lavonne Telshaw Camp (author)Paperback

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In 1945, the author found herself in the monsoon-drenched jungles of Assam, caring for soldiers in the China-Burma-India theater of war in a thatched-roof hospital that had few modern facilities. Nothing in her nurse's training had prepared her for the tropical diseases her patients faced, nor had her experiences readied her for a hospital where men spat on the floor, rats were pervasive, and patients, who used their handguns to chase gigantic cockroaches, were as likely to sell their medicine as swallow it.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 15/02/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780786472857
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780786472857
  • weight: 218
  • ISBN10: 0786472855

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