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Rockingham Memorial Hospital: The Hospital with a Heart for 75 Years. [Harrisonburg, Va.]: [Rockingham Memorial Hospital], [1987]. 44p.: illus.
This history accents RMH's use of new technology in its endeavor to provide quality medical service to the community. The appendix lists various leaders and groups involved during its seventy-five year history. The book is valuable for its pictorial presentation.
1. Rockingham Memorial Hospital - History
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The Shenandoah Valley Directory of Alternative/Holistic Care Practitioners. [n.p.]: [n.p.], 1993? [18]p.
This booklet has guidelines on how to select a practitioner and a glossary of terms. The main body of this source lists practitioners by the type of procedure they offer.
1. Alternative medicine - Directories. 2. Holistic medicine - Directories.
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[Moats, Priscilla, and Gauthier, Scott.]. The Shenandoah Valley Directory of Alternative/Holistic Care Practitioners. 2nd. ed. [n.p.]: [n.p.], [n.p.]. [18]p.

1. Alternative medicine - Directories. 2. Holistic medicine - Directories.
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Aquino, Ruben. "The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic: A Multidisciplinary Effort in the Advance of Community - Based Health Care." [Harrisonburg, Va], [Eastern Mennonite University], 1995, 26p. Bibliography: p. 24-26.
A typescript copy of a paper in history at Eastern Mennonite University. This study looks at the Free Clinic which was created in 1991 and has developed into free medical service for people throughout Rockingham County. Statistical data is provided. Oral interviews were used in the study.
1. Oral history. 2. Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic, Inc. 3. Medical care.
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Hamilton, Melinda. "Dr Jesse Bennett - Pioneer Physician (1769-1842)." The West Virginia Medical Journal 60, no. 1 (January 1964): 42-43.
An account of the first successful cesarean section performed in North America. The date was January 1794. There is brief mention of Bennett's marriage into the Hogg family and his slaves.
1. Bennett, Jessee, 1769-1842. 2. Cesarean section.
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Miller, Joseph L. "Dr. Jessee Bennett, (1769-1842) Pioneer Surgeon. Dr. Aquilla Leighton Knight, (1823-1890) Humanist." Virginia Medical Monthly 55, no. 10 (January 1929): 711-714.
An account of the first successful cesarean section in North America near Edom in 1794. This account was by a Dr. Aquilla L. Knight in an 1891 history. A portrait of Dr. Bennett is included.
1. Bennett, Jessee, 1769-1842.
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Pepper, William. "Dr. Jessee Bennett and the First Successful Cesarean Operation in America." The General Magazine and Historical Chronicle 38 (1935): 68-73.
This is mostly a reprint from an article in the Virginia Medical Monthly by Joseph L. Miller. It contains reference to a book on the "Cesarean Operation" published in 1801 that reports the Bennett operation (of 1794). Bennett reportedly autographed the copy used by Miller.
1. Bennett, Jessee, 1769-1842. 2. Cesarean section.
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Savitt, Todd L. Fevers, Agues, and Cures: Medical Life in Old Virginia. Richmond: Virginia Historical Society, 1990. 80p. : illus.
The author briefly notes Jessee Bennett and his 1794 cesarean section operation on his wife. He states this operation has never been proven.
1. Cesarean section. 2. Bennett, Jessee, 1769-1842. 3. Medicine - History.
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Wiley, Pam. "A Pet's Second-Best Friends." Curio 11, no. 1 (Summer 1988): 42-46.
Donna and John Daly, Harrisonburg veterinarians, are featured in this illustrated article on their Valley Veterinary Hospital.
1. Daly, John. 2. Daly, Donna. 3. Valley Veterinary Hospital. 4. Veterinarians.
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