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‘A Burden on the County’: Madness, Institutions of Confinement and the Irish Patient in Victorian Lancashire

Catherine Cox and Hilary Marland.

in Social History of Medicine

May 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 14291 words.

This article explores the responses of the Poor Law authorities, asylum superintendents and Lunacy Commissioners to the huge influx of Irish patients into the Lancashire public asylum...

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“A Cheap, Safe and Natural Medicine”: Religion, Medicine and Culture in John Wesley's Primitive Physic

Kip Zane Laxson.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

October 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 876 words.

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‘A Cheap, Safe and Natural Medicine’: Religion, Medicine and Culture in John Wesley's Primitive Physic

David E. Shuttleton.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 976 words.

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‘A constant irritation to the townspeople’? Local, Regional and National Politics and London's County Asylums at Epsom

Rob Ellis.

in Social History of Medicine

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 10618 words.

In 1908, The Times described London County Council's asylums near Epsom as ‘a constant irritation to the townspeople’. The article was specifically concerned with the patient walking...

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A. D. Cliff, M. R. Smallman-Raynor, P. Haggett, D. F. Stroup and S. B. Thacker, Emergence and Re-Emergence: Infectious Disease: A Geographical Analysis

Michael Bresalier.

in Social History of Medicine

December 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 788 words.

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“A Dictate of Both Interest and Mercy”? Slave Hospitals in the Antebellum South

Stephen C. Kenny.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

January 2010; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 16054 words.

As a contribution to debates on slave health and welfare, this article investigates the variety, functions, and overall significance of infirmaries for the enslaved in the antebellum South....

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“A Fine New Child”: The Lafargue Mental Hygiene Clinic and Harlem's African American Communities, 1946–1958

Dennis Doyle.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

April 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 15894 words.

In 1946, the Lafargue Mental Hygiene Clinic, a small outpatient facility run by volunteers, opened in Central Harlem. Lafargue lasted for almost thirteen years, providing the underserved...

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“A Kindly, Useful Mentor”: Applying the History of Medicine to Public Policy

PHILIP M. TEIGEN.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 0 words.

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‘A Mysterious Discrimination’: Irish Medical Emigration to the United States in the 1950s

Greta Jones.

in Social History of Medicine

February 2012; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 9379 words.

Summary

Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Ireland exported a considerable number of her medical graduates, mainly to Britain and the British...

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‘A Plea for the Lancet’: Bloodletting, Therapeutic Epistemology, and Professional Identity in Late Nineteenth-century American Medicine

Eli Osterweil Anders.

in Social History of Medicine

November 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 12041 words.

‘A Plentiful Crop of Cripples Made by All This Progress’: Disability, Artificial Limbs and Working-Class Mutualism in the South Wales Coalfield, 1890–19481

Ben Curtis and Steven Thompson.

in Social History of Medicine

November 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 10862 words.

Historians of orthopaedics, artificial limbs and disability have devoted a great deal of attention to children and soldiers but have neglected to give sufficient space in their studies to...

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‘A Prostitution of the Profession’? Forcible Feeding, Prison Doctors, Suffrage and the British State, 1909–1914

Ian Miller.

in Social History of Medicine

May 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 10899 words.

Historians have castigated the British medical profession for endorsing forcible feeding during the suffragette hunger strike campaigns of 1909 to 1914. This article reconsiders the...

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A. R. Ruis. Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States

Lisa Haushofer.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 1036 words.

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A. R. Ruis, Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States

Emily Contois.

in Social History of Medicine

May 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 743 words.

A. W. Bates, The Anatomy of Robert Knox: Murder, Mad Science and Medical Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Edinburgh

Lisa Rosner.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 667 words.

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Aboriginal People in Western Australian Mental Hospitals, 1903–1966

Philippa Martyr and Sophie Davison.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 11514 words.

Summary

Australian surveys show that Aboriginal people are currently nearly three times more likely to report high levels of psychological distress than...

Abortion Crime Scene Photography in Metropolitan London 1950–1968

Amy Helen Bell.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 9755 words.

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The London Metropolitan Police’s crime scene photographs of suspected criminal abortions between 1950 and 1968 both reflected and reinforced...

Abortion Policy and Politics on the Lane Committee of Enquiry, 1971–1974

ASHLEY WIVEL.

in Social History of Medicine

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 0 words.

SUMMARY

The 1967 Abortion Act did not quell public discussion on therapeutic abortions in Britain. Criticism of the way the Act was working began almost as...

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Academic General Practice in Manchester under the Early National Health Service: A Failed Experiment in Social Medicine

MARK PERRY.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 0 words.

During the Second World War, medical academics hoped to reform medical practice and education in Great Britain, increasing doctors' sensitivity to the social and environmental causes of ill...

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Access Anxiety: HIPAA and Historical Research

Susan C. Lawrence.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

October 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 15452 words.

Abstract

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) establishes new standards for the protection of private health information...

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