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

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

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ISBN-13: 9780897337199
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/15/2013
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,198,101
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword David Ansell 10

Introduction Quentin Young 13

Prologue: The Hospital 15

Chapter 1 1989: You Should Write That Book 19

Chapter 2 1964-1978: Wounded Pigeon Syndrome 25

Chapter 3 1977: Cook County Hospital: We'd Fit Right In 31

Chapter 4 July 1978: Sink or Swim 41

Chapter 5 1978: The Cure 49

Chapter 6 1978: Is There a Doctor in the House? 59

Chapter 7 General Medicine Clinic 69

Chapter 8 ER 79

Chapter 9 I Call It Murder 87

Chapter 10 1979-1982: Battle-Worn 97

Chapter 11 1981: County Will Do This to You 105

Chapter 12 1983-1986: Amateur Sociologists 111

Chapter 13 1983: Moving On 119

Chapter 14 Working Against the Odds 127

Chapter 15 1984: The Breast Cancer Screening Program 135

Chapter 16 1985: I'm Sticking to the Union 145

Chapter 17 1989-1992: Designed to Fail 155

Chapter 18 I Felt Like a Human Being 165

Chapter 19 AIDS and the Lessons Learned 175

Chapter 20 Crossing the Threshold 183

Chapter 21 2004: 'Til Death Do We Part 191

Chapter 22 2002: Last Rounds 201

Chapter 23 2008: "Déjà Vu All Over Again" 207

Acknowledgments 215

Sources 217

Index 219

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