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Title Cultures of care in Irish medical history, 1750-1970 [electronic resource] / edited by Catherine Cox, Maria Luddy
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xii, 258 p.) : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
'Bleeding, vomiting and purging': the medical response to ill-health in eighteenth- century Ireland / James Kelly -- General practice and coroners' practice: medico-legal work and the Irish medical profession, c. 1830 -- c. 1890 / Michael J. Clark -- Access and authority: the medical dispensary service in post-Famine Ireland / Catherine Cox -- Suicide and insanity in post-famine Ireland / Georgina Laragy -- Psychiatry and the fate of women who killed infants and young children, 1850-1900 / Pauline M. Prior -- Science, politics and the Irish literary revival: Reassessing 'Dr Sigerson' as polymath and public intellectual / James McGeachie -- 'This revived old plague': coping with flu / Caitr̐Μưiona Foley -- 'Half mad at the time': unmarried mothers and infanticide in Ireland, 1922-1950 / Cl̐Μưiona Rattigan -- Venereal disease in interwar Northern Ireland / Leanne McCormick -- Moral prescription: the Irish medical profession, the Roman Catholic Church and the prohibition of birth control in twentieth-century Ireland / L. Earner-Byrne -- Death and disease in independent Ireland, c. 1920-1970: a research agenda / Mary E. Daly
Exploring aspects of Irish medical history, from the nature and proposed remedies for various illnesses in 18th century Ireland to the treatment of influenza in 20th-century Ireland, this book shows how the cultures of medical care evolved over three centuries
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Link Print version: Cultures of care in Irish medical history, 1750-1970. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 9780230535862 (DLC) 2010023757 (OCoLC)632079312
Subject Medicine -- Ireland -- History
Medical care -- Ireland -- History
Delivery of Health Care -- Ireland -- History
History, 18th Century -- Ireland
History, 19th Century -- Ireland
History, 20th Century -- Ireland
Social Conditions -- Ireland -- History
Medical care
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues. bisacsh
MEDICAL -- Public Health. bisacsh
MEDICAL -- Health Policy. bisacsh
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General. bisacsh
MEDICAL -- Diseases. bisacsh
MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery. bisacsh
Health and Fitness. eflch
Electronic books
Alt Author Cox, Catherine, 1970-
Luddy, Maria
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