County: Life, Death, and Politics at Chicago's Public Hospital

County: Life, Death, and Politics at Chicago's Public Hospital

by David A. Ansell
     
 

Here is the story of one of America's oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From its inception, Chicago's Cook County Hospital has been both a renowned teaching hospital and a health-care provider for the uninsured. County covers more than thirty years of its history, from the late 1970s to the "final rounds," when the iconic building was replaced and hundreds

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Here is the story of one of America's oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From its inception, Chicago's Cook County Hospital has been both a renowned teaching hospital and a health-care provider for the uninsured. County covers more than thirty years of its history, from the late 1970s to the "final rounds," when the iconic building was replaced and hundreds gathered to bid it farewell. County is about people, fromAnsell's mentors and fellow doctors to the multitude of patients they labored to heal. It is a story of politics, public health, and finally, of coming- of age amidst segregation and poverty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455126088
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Edition description:
Unabridged
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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