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The Resource Bellevue : three centuries of medicine and mayhem at America's most storied hospital, David Oshinsky

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

Label
Bellevue : three centuries of medicine and mayhem at America's most storied hospital
Title
Bellevue
Title remainder
three centuries of medicine and mayhem at America's most storied hospital
Statement of responsibility
David Oshinsky
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the iconic public hospital on New York City's East Side describes the changes in American medicine from 1730 to modern times as it traces the building's origins as an almshouse and pesthouse to its current status as a revered place of first-class care
Cataloging source
PNX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oshinsky, David M.
Dewey number
362.1109747/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WX 28 AN7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bellevue Hospital
  • Hospitals
  • Hospital care
Label
Bellevue : three centuries of medicine and mayhem at America's most storied hospital, David Oshinsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-369) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
387 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385523363
Lccn
2016027568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn962179736
  • 1865299
  • (OCoLC)962179736
Label
Bellevue : three centuries of medicine and mayhem at America's most storied hospital, David Oshinsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-369) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
387 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385523363
Lccn
2016027568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn962179736
  • 1865299
  • (OCoLC)962179736

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