The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850-1948 / Edition 1

The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850-1948 / Edition 1

by Anne Digby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198205139

ISBN-13: 9780198205135

Pub. Date: 06/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This is a major study of the formative period in the development of modern general practice in the UK. Drawing upon an impressive range of hitherto unused archival material, Professor Anne Digby analyzes the important changes and developments in primary health care in the century before the creation of the National Health Service in 1948.

Overview

This is a major study of the formative period in the development of modern general practice in the UK. Drawing upon an impressive range of hitherto unused archival material, Professor Anne Digby analyzes the important changes and developments in primary health care in the century before the creation of the National Health Service in 1948.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198205135
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1770L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Constructing General Practice
Part I: Careers
2. Professional Challenge
3. Recruitment, Education, and Training
4. Re-inventing Roles
Part II: In Practice
5. The Medical Market
6. Organizing a Practice
7. Women Practitioners
8. Medical Investigation and Treatment
9. Patients
Part III: A Wider World
10. Public Duties and Private Lives
11. Generalists, Specialists, and Others
12. National Health Insurance
13. The National Health Service
Select Bibliography; Index

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