Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-136) and index.
Health and nutrition -- Personal hygiene -- Disease and disease prevention -- Plant medicines of North America -- Plant medicines of Mesoamerica -- Plant medicines of South America and the Circum-Caribbean -- Surgery and wound treatment -- Other medical treatments -- Dentistry -- Medicine for mind and body.
School Library Journal, June 2005
Library Media Connection starred, November 2005
Presents volume three of a five volume set that describes the contributions made by native North, Central, and South American peoples in the area of medicine and health, and contains photographs, maps, and illustrations depicting anesthetics and herbal treatments, use of hot springs and sweat lodges, types of surgery performed, and more.
6.9 5-8$b Follett Library Resources