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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.
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The Care of Strangers: The Rise of America's Hospital System.. Ann Intern Med. 1991;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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