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<i>On the edge</i>

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?

Published in print April 1999 | ISBN: 9780192630889
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723568 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0019
On the edge

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This chapter presents a 1992 commentary on the infant welfare movement. The French infant welfare movement began in the 1870s, but similar efforts were only taken up haltingly in other countries. In the US at the turn of the century, there was little interest in preserving the lives of marginal infants.

Keywords: child welfare; infant welfare; medical care; medical practice

Chapter.  1822 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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