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A Hospital of Their Own

Lisa Levenstein

in A Movement Without Marches: African American Women and the Politics of Poverty in Postwar Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832721
eISBN:
9781469605883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889985_levenstein.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the publicly provided health care at Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH), which was of critical importance to poor African American women, who needed a safe and respectful place ... More


The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Sam Ford, Abigail De Kosnik, and C. Lee Harrington (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The soap opera, one of U.S. television’s longest-running and most influential formats, is on the brink. Declining ratings have been attributed to an increasing number of women working outside the ... More


Maximalist Medicine at Walter Reed

in War's Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226482538
eISBN:
9780226482552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482552.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reports that rehabilitation played a role in the shaping of the modern American hospital. Leo Mayer and other like-minded rehabilitation advocates supported state medicine rather than ... More


Perspective: Actor Tristan Rogers on Changes in Soaps’ Industry, Audiences, and Texts

Abigail De Kosnik

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter presents Rogers’ views about the many changes in soap operas during his stints on ABC’s General Hospital, in a role that has spanned almost three decades. Topics discussed include the ... More


“What the Hell Does TIIC Mean?”: Online Content and the Struggle to Save the Soaps

Elana Levine

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter presents an overview of the soaps’ range of online enterprises. It considers the fact that soap audiences have criticized many of these steps, demanding that writers, producers, and ... More


From Daytime to Night Shift: Examining the ABC Daytime/Soapnet Primetime Spin-Off Experiment

Racquel Gonzales

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the development of General Hospital’s spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift (GH:NS) on SOAPnet. GH:NS experimented with the traditional U.S. soap serial format by airing once a ... More


Between asylum and community: DGH psychiatric nurses at Withington General Hospital, 1971–91

Val Harrington

in Mental health nursing: The working lives of paid carers, 1800s-1900s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096938
eISBN:
9781781708637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096938.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The post-war history of mental health services is dominated by the shift from the mental hospital to the community; with a corresponding shift within nursing from asylum nurse to community ... More


Communicating with children when a parent is dying

Cynthia W Moore, Michele Pengelly, and Paula K Rauch

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0048
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

When a parent with dependent children is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, it is common for a significant part of their distress to be associated with worries about their children. While ... More


The Medical Student

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines Thomas Sadler Roberts’ medical education at the University of Pennsylvania in 1882, believing that natural history was not a gentlemanly vocation. Staying in Germantown where ... More


The Evolution of the Fan Video and the Influence of YouTube on the Creative Decision-Making Process for Fans

Emma F. Webb

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the development of video production and editing practices among General Hospital (GH) fans in a study of how fans use YouTube to distribute historic soap opera content. It ... More


<i>Naturphilosophie</i> and Physiology

John H. Zammito

in The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Schelling’s Naturphilosophie provided a powerful theoretical support system for the innovations in physiology that established biology as a special science in the early nineteenth century. He clearly ... More


1899: The Instituto Médico Nacional

Alexander S. Dawson

in Peyote Effect: From the Inquisition to the War on Drugs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520285422
eISBN:
9780520960909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285422.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

While research on peyote accelerated in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany during the last decade of the nineteenth century, Mexican scientists remained largely ignorant of the properties ... More


Affinities, Associations, and Projects of Charity

Alison Forrestal

in Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198785767
eISBN:
9780191827570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785767.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Chapter 10 assesses the ways in which de Paul carried his preference for communal performance of Christian acts of piety and morality into associations that he did not found, promote, or run himself, ... More


That Handmaiden Business

Lisa Yarger

in Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630052
eISBN:
9781469630076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630052.003.0005
Subject:
History, Family History

This chapter discusses Lovie Shelton’s nursing training at Norfolk General Hospital (through the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps) and early nursing experiences in the 1940s, when delivery room nurses were ... More


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