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Author Opdycke, Sandra.

Title No one was turned away : the role of public hospitals in New York City since 1900 / Sandra Opdycke
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (x, 244 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Introduction; 1 New Century, New Start: 1900-1910; 2 Maintaining the Mission: 1910-1930; 3 Help in Time of Trouble: 1930-1950; 4 Many Voices, Many Claims: 1950-1965; 5 The Limits of Reform: 1965-1970; 6 Holding the Fort: After 1970; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Deals with the importance of public hospitals to New York City. Portraying the hospital as an urban institution that reflects the social, political, economic, demographic, and physical changes of the surrounding city, this book links the role of public hospitals to the debate about the place of public institutions in American society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-235) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hospital care -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Multihospital systems -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Public hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Public welfare -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Hospitals, Public -- history.
Public Health -- history.
New York (State)
New York.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 98003753
ISBN 1423760719 (electronic bk.)
9781423760719 (electronic bk.)