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Historic Hallowell - Dr. Benjamin Page

… (1770 - 1844) practiced medicine, performed minor surgery and sold patent medicine. His proficiency in the field of obstetrics earned him the title…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and within a short time was handling emergency surgery cases in his home, assisted by Mrs. Bell. At that time the closest hospital was in Lewiston.

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy Stories

… A Story by Bette Neville My work as chief of surgery at Mercy Hospital A Story by Doctor Robert McAfee, MD The Mercy mission called to me…

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Mercy Hospital - Portland Hospitals Before Mercy

… founded to treat patients with diseases requiring surgery, and had 50 beds by 1918. None of these facilities, however, proved sufficient to cope…

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Lincoln, Maine - Workman's Hospital

It only had two beds, so people that needed surgery had to get it done on the kitchen table at their own home. In 1934, the hospital was moved to Dr.

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 1 of 3

… a patient for operation, even for abdominal surgery; administering ether anesthesia by drop method; giving nursing care, post-op, for two or three…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 2 of 2

… Employee Health, Endoscopy, Epicenter, General Surgery, Hearing Center, Heart Center of Eastern Maine, Imaging Services, Infusion Center, Intensive…

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

The Stratton hospital had doctors that preformed surgeries on the kitchen table. The small Stratton Hospital continued to care for patients until…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 2 of 2

… Mercy could take advantage of advances in cardiac surgery and preventative health breakthroughs. By the mid-1960s, cardiac training for nurses…