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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
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oshinsky, David M.
Dewey number
362.1109747/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA982.N5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Nightingales
  • Germ theory
  • A tale of two presidents
  • The mad house
  • The new metropolis
  • Cause of death
  • The shocking truth
  • Survival
  • Aids
  • Rock bottom
  • Beginnings
  • Sandy
  • Rebirth
  • Hosack's vision
  • The great epidemic
  • Teaching medicine
  • A hospital in war
  • "Hives of sickness and vice"
  • The bellevue ambulance
  • Bellevue venus
Control code
1674474
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780385523363
Lccn
2016027568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1674474
  • (OCoLC)951830070
Label
Bellevue : three centuries of medicine and mayhem at America's most storied hospital, David Oshinsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Nightingales
  • Germ theory
  • A tale of two presidents
  • The mad house
  • The new metropolis
  • Cause of death
  • The shocking truth
  • Survival
  • Aids
  • Rock bottom
  • Beginnings
  • Sandy
  • Rebirth
  • Hosack's vision
  • The great epidemic
  • Teaching medicine
  • A hospital in war
  • "Hives of sickness and vice"
  • The bellevue ambulance
  • Bellevue venus
Control code
1674474
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780385523363
Lccn
2016027568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1674474
  • (OCoLC)951830070

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