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Humid Humours: Children’s Bodies and Diseases

Hannah Newton

in The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650491
eISBN:
9780191741647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650491.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines early modern perceptions of children’s bodies, minds, and diseases, from the viewpoints of doctors and laypeople. It argues that, contrary to common historiographical opinion, ... More


The General Practitioner and Professional Organizations

Michael Drury

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the professional organizations that represented general practitioners and how all of these organizations were opposed to the National Health Service Bill when it was introduced ... More


Home Deliveries and the General Practitioner

Irvine Loudon

in Death in Childbirth: An International Study of Maternal Care and Maternal Mortality 1800-1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229971
eISBN:
9780191678950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229971.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the problems of American general practitioners who were providing home maternity services during the late 19th century to early 20th century. In the 1920s, specialist ... More


Professional Challenge

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The principal challenge faced by general practitioners in the past was an over-supply of regular, trained doctors in relation to effective demand for their services. This was worsened by the ... More


Women Practitioners

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on women general practitioners in the 19th century. The history of women in general practice is that of female practitioners operating in a semi-detached professional sphere. ... More


Medical Investigation and Treatment

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘There are no real standards for general practice. What the doctor does and how he does it, depends almost wholly on his own conscience’. This critical comment followed from an examination of GP's ... More


Patients

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores aspects of doctor–patient encounters including patient choices and expectations, the financial implications of the patient–doctor encounter, and the doctor's evolving patient ... More


Public Duties and Private Lives

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

From the point of view of doctors within specific communities, this chapter explores the kinds of pressures that were indicated in an earlier discussion of the diversification of appointments which ... More


Generalists, Specialists, and Others

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Within a wider medical world, inter- and intra-professional disputes over medical terrain meant that the role of GPs, indeed their survival in a very competitive situation, became problematic. The ... More


The National Health Service

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the historical role that GPs played in shaping the National Health Service (NHS), and with the reception of the NHS by doctors and their patients. The creation of the NHS led ... More


‘What is Wrong’ and ‘How We Know It’: Changing Concepts of Illness in General Practice

Marshall Marinker

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the different changes in regards to understanding morbidity and human biology, the range and power of medicines, and the techniques of clinical investigation and surgery. It ... More


Some Aspects of Clinical Care in General Practice

Irvine Loudon and Mark Drury

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the ways clinical care in general practice has changed since the National Health Service started, as well as the factors that contributed to this change. Some of the factors ... More


General Practitioners and the Other Caring Professions

Margot Jefferys

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the changes that occurred during the first 50 years of the National Health Service that slowly transformed the orientation, occupational composition, and the typical size of ... More


London’s New Classrooms: London University and the Middlesex Hospital School

Carin Berkowitz

in Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226280394
eISBN:
9780226280424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280424.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the founding of London University and the Middlesex Hospital School. London University was founded in 1827 in an attempt to educate London’s middle-class professionals and ... More


Jewish Physicians: In and Out of the German Ghetto

John M. Efron

in Medicine and the German Jews: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083774
eISBN:
9780300133592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083774.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter addresses the presence of Jewish medical practitioners in German-speaking Europe. While their story is less well documented than that of their co-religionists in Southern Europe, Jewish ... More


Commerce and Medicine in Amsterdam

Harold J. Cook

in Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117967
eISBN:
9780300134926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117967.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows how the associations between the knowledge of useful matters of fact and commercial interests were very clear in the medical marketplace. Even patients with limited resources had ... More


Tools of the Trade

Elaine G. Breslaw

in Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic: Health Care in Early America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787175
eISBN:
9780814739389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787175.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the various treatments used by doctors and domestic healers throughout the Western world during the eighteenth century, based on a theory of illness that had prevailed for 2,500 ... More


Elisabeth of Rochlitz and the Experience of Illness

Alisha Rankin

in Panaceia's Daughters: Noblewomen as Healers in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226925387
eISBN:
9780226925394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925394.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the case of Duchess Elisabeth of Rochlitz. It presents in-depth studies of noblewomen practitioners in early modern medicine from the patient's viewpoint. Elisabeth relied on ... More


Practitioners Enter the Field Huxley and Ball as Popularizers

in Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226481180
eISBN:
9780226481173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481173.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the works of the scientific practitioners Thomas Henry Huxley and Robert Ball, who became active popularizers of science only after the early 1870s, analyses the shift in ... More


Contracting the Philosophers' Stone

in Alchemy and Authority in the Holy Roman Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226608563
eISBN:
9780226608570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226608570.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the contracts of alchemists with their patrons. It explains that contracts were only agreed upon after addressing patrons' concerns about practitioners' legitimacy and ... More


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