|February 25, 2019
Medical Care a Bit Rough in 1860s Maine
The Lewiston Sun Journal reported on Dorey's talk in an article that may be found here. The author of two books on early female physicians in Maine told the audience that back then Maine had no licensing regulations, and a person could claim to be a physician despite having little, poor, or even no training.
Of course there was also no health insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid, so often the doctor didn't get paid at all.< Previous Article | Next Article >
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