The Victorian Hospital

The Victorian Hospital

History , British History, 19th Century Britain
Paperback Published on: 19/12/2008
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Synopsis

Lavinia Mitton follows the changes in hospital treatment that took place during the Victorian era and explores the different types of hospitals that were available, from the celebrated specialist institutions served by famous surgeons to the appalling workhouse infirmaries where the patients were looked after by untrained pauper nurses. Illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs of the buildings, beds, waiting rooms and even ambulances that served the Victorian people, this book is a fascinating insight into the growth of hospitals and medical education, and the advances in surgery and nursing that closed the gap between the 1830s hospital and the establishments that we are familiar with today.

  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • ISBN: 9780747806967
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Dimensions: 210 x 149 mm

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