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Children’s Health Issues in Historical Perspective

From sentimental stories about polio to the latest cherub in hospital commercials, sick children tug at the public’s heartstrings. However sick children have not always had adequate medical care or ...

Florence Nightingale on Women, Medicine, Midwifery and Prostitution

Volume 8: Florence Nightingale on Women, Medicine, Midwifery and Prostitution makes available a great range of Florence Nightingale’s work on women: her pioneering study of maternal mortality in childbirth ...

Florence Nightingale on Public Health Care

This sixth volume in the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale reports Nightingale’s considerable accomplishments in the development of a public health care system based on health promotion and disease ...

The Perils of Patient Government

In 1964 the Senate Committee on Aging reported that “once admitted to an institution . .. the veteran begins . .. to show signs of social and physical degeneration,” a phenomenon that has not escapted ...

Biomedical Ethics and Fetal Therapy

Edited by Carl Nimrod & Glenn Griener
Subjects: Medical, Philosophy

“Over the last two decades, medical researchers have become more comfortable with the idea that serious attention must be given to ethical issues when the tests of new technologies are being designed. ...

Doctors, Patients, and Society

What moral and legal issues are involved in the physician-patient relationship? What is bioethics? What social and environmental factors are involved in health and disease? An interdisciplinary workshop ...