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HOWELL, Colin D. A Century of Care : A History of the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax, 1887-1987<.b>. [Halifax] : "published by The Victoria General Hospital", (1988). First Edition. "Printed and bound in Canada". Pp. (5),6-128. With 35 b&w photos in the text. 8vo (144 x 226 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to front & spine.
Roland & Bernier, Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine: A Bibliography, Volume 2, pp.71 & 191.
Colin D. Howell (b. 1944, Middleton) was teaching at Saint Mary's University, Halifax at the time of publication.
"The history of the Victoria General Hospital traces the transformation of the institution from its origins as a charity hospital for the sick poor to its modern configuration as an important component of the social service state. In addition to the various intriguing personalities that shaped the hospital's unique character, this study touches upon the relationship of the hospital to the province and other institutions (such as the Dalhousie Medical School), the changing nature of medical care and nursing, and the impact of both hospital expansion and technological change upon the kind of services the Victoria General provides to the public." from the dj.
: 1. A Charity Institution: The City and Provincial Hospital.
2. Reorganization and Conflict: 1887-1909.
3. Specialization Without Acrimony: 1910-1939.
4. Expansion, Modernization, and the Depersonalized Hospital Environment: 1940-1968.
5. The Modern Conundrum: Exemplary Care in an Age of Austerity.
With notes on sources and index.
Signed and dated, without inscription, by Howell on the title page. 40.00
Title: A Century of Care : A History of the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax 1887-1987. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
Publisher: Victoria General Hospital, Halifax , 1988, ISBN:096934081: 1988
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