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Bellevue : three centuries of medicine and mayhem at America's most storied hospital / David Oshinsky.

Author:
Oshinsky, David M., 1944- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Doubleday, [2016]
  • ©2016
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
387 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-369) and index.
Contents:
Beginnings -- Hosack's vision -- The great epidemic -- Teaching medicine -- A hospital in war -- "Hives of sickness and vice" -- The bellevue ambulance -- Bellevue venus -- Nightingales -- Germ theory -- A tale of two presidents -- The mad house -- The new metropolis -- Cause of death -- The shocking truth -- Survival -- Aids -- Rock bottom -- Sandy -- Rebirth.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780385523363 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 038552336X ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016027568
OCLC:
951830070
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