Sir Arthur Newsholme and State Medicine, 1885-1935 / Edition 1

Sir Arthur Newsholme and State Medicine, 1885-1935 / Edition 1

by John M. Eyler
     
 

A study of Newsholme's role in the transformation of the British public health system.See more details below

Overview

A study of Newsholme's role in the transformation of the British public health system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521524582
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2002
Series:
Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
422
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. The Medical Officer of Health and the Local Sanitary Authority: 1. The new M. O. H. and his town; 2. Fact, theory, and the epidemic milieu; 3. The urban environment and the M. O. H.'s authority; 4. The municipal hospital and the isolation of acute infectious diseases; 5. The epidemiology of infected food and the limits of sanitary jurisdiction; 6. Tuberculosis: public policy and epidemiology; Part II. Newsholme at the Local Government Board: 7. Poverty, fitness, and the poor law; 8. The Local Government Board and the nation's health policy; 9. Launching a national tuberculosis program; 10. The Great War and the public health enterprise; 11. Infant and maternal mortality, interdepartmental conflict, and Newsholme supplanted; Part III. The Old World and the New: Newsholme as Elder Statesman: 12. Newsholme's transatlantic retirement; 13. Assessments of a career.

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