Making a Medical Living: Doctors and Patients in the English Market for Medicine, 1720-1911 / Edition 1by Anne Digby
A socio-economic history of medical practice from the first voluntary hospital to national health insurance.See more details below
A socio-economic history of medical practice from the first voluntary hospital to national health insurance.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time Series, #24
- Edition description:
- First Paperback Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)
Table of Contents
Introduction; Part I. The Professional Structure of Practice: 1. Medical practitioners; 2. The context of practice; 3. Medical encounters; Part II. The Economic Dimensions of Practice: 4. The creation of surgical general practice; 5. The GP and the goal of prosperity; 6. Physicians; Part III. Patients and Doctors: 7. Medicalisation and affluent patients; 8. Office, altruism and poor patients; 9. Expanding practice with women and child patients; Part IV. Synthesis: Reflections.
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