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Author Grinney, Ellen Heath.

Title The hospital / Ellen Heath Grinney ; introduction by C. Everett Koop.

Publication Info. New York : Chelsea House Publishers, [1991]


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 South Windsor Public Library - Children's Department  J362.11 G88H    Check Shelf
Description 107 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series The Encyclopedia of health. Medical disorders and their treatment
Encyclopedia of health. Medical disorders and their treatment.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 93-95) and index.
Summary Discusses the history of the hospital and its emergence into the modern facility that it is today; the professionalization of physicians, nurses, and healthcare management; the development of specialty institutions; the establishment of acceptable norms of quality care; and the growth of serious ethical issues and financial concerns.
Subject Hospitals -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Hospitals -- Medical staff -- Juvenile literature.
Hospital care -- Standards -- Juvenile literature.
Hospitals -- Cost of operation -- Juvenile literature.
Hospital care -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Hospitals -- history.
ISBN 0791000656
0791004929 paperback
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