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City Hospitals

The Undercare of the Underprivileged

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674330368

Publication Date: 09/30/1982

245 pages

15 tables


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  • Introduction
  • Part I: The Almshouse Period
    • 1. Over the Hill from the Poorhouse
  • Part II: The Practitioner Period
    • 2. Cities, Politicians, and City Hospitals
    • 3. Practitioner-Doctors, City Hospitals, and Medical Schools
    • 4. Comfort and Care: The Ongoing Struggle
  • Part III: The Academic Period
    • 5. Cities and Their Hospitals: An Uneasy Equilibrium
    • 6. The Development of University Services
    • 7. Medical Care: Running to Keep Up
  • Part IV: The Community Period
    • 8. Problems, Protests, and Possible Solutions
  • Notes
  • Index

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