The Hospital in History
Lindsay Granshaw, Roy Porter
Routledge, 1989 - Social Science - 273 pages
The hospital today is seen as the pinnacle of medical care, incorporating advanced machinery, devoted staff and dedicated doctors, yet it is sometimes castigated as wasteful and interventionist. Even so, the hospital has become central to the medical care of rich and poor alike, but this was not always the case. "The Hospital in History" casts light on what the hospital meant at different times and places over its history.
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