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September 10, 1938

A Prairie Doctor of the Eighties: Some Personal Recollections and Some Early Medical and Social History of a Prairie State

JAMA. 1938;111(11):1045. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790370065038

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Here Dr. Francis A. Long, for many years editor of the Nebraska State Medical Journal, presents the story of his career in medicine, which includes as well the early days of development of the state of Nebraska. The work is a straight-forward account with little literary elaboration but one which is certain to be of interest to every one who knew of Dr. Long and his work in Nebraska. Two additional chapters by Mrs. Long reveal the attitudes and interests of the doctor's wife.

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