Bargaining for Life A Social History of Tuberculosis, 1876-1938

ISBN-10: 081221367X

ISBN-13: 9780812213676

Edition: N/A

Authors: Barbara Bates

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List price: $29.95
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date: 1/1/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

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Acknowledgments
Introductionp. 1
Tuberculosis and the Beginnings of Change, 1876-1903
Doctor Flick and Tuberculosisp. 11
The Quest and the Treatmentp. 25
Helping Poor Consumptivesp. 42
Life as a Patientp. 59
A Camp in the Mountains: The Beginnings of the White Haven Sanatoriump. 75
New Systems of Care, 1903-1917
Research, Training, and Patient Care: The Henry Phipps Institutep. 97
Achievement and Disappointment at the Institutep. 116
Expansion at White Havenp. 135
Economy, Charity, and the Statep. 152
The Private Sanatoriumsp. 173
Attention, Care, and Doctor's Orders: Tuberculosis Nursingp. 197
The Final Years of George E. Macklinp. 214
Into the Homes, Minds, and Lives of the Poor: Visiting Nursesp. 231
Persuasion, Choice, and Circumstancep. 250
Adjustments and Compromise, 1914-1938
Waiting Lists and Empty Bedsp. 269
"P.S. I Am...Colored"p. 288
A Retrospective View
The Decline of Tuberculosisp. 313
Conclusions and Epiloguep. 328
Notesp. 341
Bibliography of Selected Secondary Sourcesp. 417
Indexp. 423
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