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Title: 'a Necessity Among Us': The Owen Sound General and Marine Hospital. 1891-1985.
Description: Toronto, University of Toronto Press. 1990, First Edition. (ISBN: 0802034624) Hard Cover with dust jacket. 161 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, tables, graphs. "Near the end of the nineteenth century the town of Owen Sound, Ontario, opened a charity hospital. Over the next ninety years the General and Marine Hospital underwent a series of changes in direction and purpose, until it was eventually transformed into a major regional health care centre. In charting the history of the hospital, David Gagan reveals much about developments in medicine, health care policy, and social change in Ontario." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, three very small shallow dents on front panel. Very Good+/Very Good.

Keywords: General and Marine Hospital, Accessiblity, Admissions, Board of Governors, Fund-Raising, Medical Staff, Operating Costs, Hospitals, Insurance, National Health, William Lyon Mackenzie King, Doctors, Nurses, Owen Sound, Ontario, Patients, Physicians, Women'

Price: US$ 30.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 28088

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