Medical Services and the Hospital in Britain, 1860-1939 by Steven CherryMedical Services and the Hospital in Britain, 1860-1939 by Steven Cherry

Medical Services and the Hospital in Britain, 1860-1939

bySteven Cherry

Paperback | June 28, 1996

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This book summarizes the development of medical and hospital services in Britain before the Second World War, providing an outline description and reviewing the contributions of other writers in this area. Combining thematic and chronological treatments, the author considers health and mortality trends, service provision and the issues in professional reform, and highlights areas of social need. The book will be invaluable to students and teachers seeking a summary of the subject and a guide to further reading.
Title:Medical Services and the Hospital in Britain, 1860-1939Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.28 inPublished:June 28, 1996Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521577845

ISBN - 13:9780521577847

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Table of Contents

1. Contexts; 2. Medicine and its impact; 3. Professionalisation and reform; 4. Medical services 1860-1914; 5. Rival systems or integrated services?; 6. Health care finance, accountability and control; Bibliography; Glossary, Index.

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' ... a clear and useful survey of the present state of knowledge and understanding in this important field'. History