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This richly sociological, historical study of the evolution of American hospitals from the mid-nineteenth century to World War II demonstrates how many of the characteristics and perceived problems of present-day American hospitals have their origins in the historical past, and how hospitals are also microcosmic expressions of more general structural and cultural patterns in American society.
The Care of Strangers: The Rise of America's Hospital System.. Ann Intern Med. ;114:826. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-114-9-826_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;114(9):826.
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