Health care in the twentieth century: A history of government interference and protection
- Health care in the early 1960s. Stevens, Rosemary A. // Health Care Financing Review;Winter96, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p11
Opinion. Explores the character and ambiguities of the United States itself to study health care, with all its contradictions and complexities, in the 1960s as in the present. Segmented government programs for `deserving Americans;' Unifying argument which John Kenneth Galbraigh had come up...
- Health care changes rooted in local history, study shows. Asplund, Jon // AHA News;07/08/96, Vol. 32 Issue 27, p5
Reports on health care changes in the United States. Competitive pressures; Changes made by health care providers; Business impact.
- The Billroth Lecture. O¿neill, Desmond // BMJ: British Medical Journal;12/8/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7886, p31
A photograph is presented of Theodor Billroth by Adalbert Franz Seligmann, which shows an operation conducted by Theodor Billroth in the Allgemeines Krankenhaus (Vienna General Hospital).
- IN ANCIENT TIMES. Coupe, Robert // Human Body (1-59084-172-7);2003, p4
Doctors in ancient Greece did not understand the human body as well as we do now. When people got ill, they often thought that making them bleed would cure the illness. Doctors in ancient China placed needles under the skin in special areas of the body to cure illness and prevent pain.
- Ghost of Beveridge. Warden, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/5/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6866, p1386
Reports on the 50th anniversary of the Beveridge report in Great Britain. Principles of Beveridge on health care and social security; History of Beveridge; Details on the political argument about Beveridge.
- Expelling patients 1778. Baron, Jeremy Hugh // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/7/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7435, p342
Relates a submission of a passage from "The History and Statutes of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh," written in 1778 on the topic of expelling of patients. Rules for patient conduct; Expulsion for the falsification of disease; Expulsion for refusal to take prescribed medicine.
- Slow to Heal: The Evolution of Medicine from the Civil War Era to WWI. // Journal of Civil War Medicine;Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p130
The article offers information on the exhibition "Slow to Heal: The Evolution of Medicine from the Civil War Era to WWI" at the Gettysburg College Library in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania from March 24-August 1, 2014.
- Books Received. // Health & History: Journal of the Australian & New Zealand Societ;2014, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p133
No abstract available.
- Bed pans and bed sores: BJN 100 years ago. // British Journal of Nursing;3/25/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p391
Excerpts from the 1910 â€œBritish Journal of Nursingâ€ are presented.