House Calls by Dogsled: Six Years in an Arctic Medical Outpost

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Keith, a nurse, and Muriel, a midwife, were barely into their twenties and fresh from England when they arrived 1,700 miles north of Edmonton, eager to put their brand new skills to work. Their clients were the Gwich'in people, who taught them how to snowshoe, choose a dog team and live off the land.These two young professionals were all the medical help available at the births of babies and the tragic deaths of other children; they were the first to tend gun-shot victims and deal with illnesses made worse by the isolation. ...

House Calls by Dogsled: Six Years in an Arctic Medical Outpost 2008, Harbour Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781550174236

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