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1st Edition

A History of Emergency Medicine

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  • Print ISBN 9781560537106

Key Features

  • Represents the first comprehensive history of emergency medicine as a specialty.
  • Provides first-hand oral histories from more than 45 of the key figures who witnessed and helped to shape the developments chronicled in the book.
  • Offers keen insights into how the sociopolitical changes of the 1950s through 1970s influenced public health, health care delivery, and emergency medicine.
  • Includes many unique photographs of important leaders in emergency medicine.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Seeds of Emergency Care
Chapter 2. Pioneers of Emergency Practice
Chapter 3. “The Times They Are A-Changin’”
Chapter 4. Emergency Medicine Gets Organized
Chapter 5. Training Emergency Physicians
Chapter 6. Becoming a Specialty
Chapter 7. The Blooming of Emergency Medicine
Chapter 8. Experiencing and Exploiting Success
Chapter 9. Epilogue: Back to the Future
References for Chapters

Details

No. of pages:
344
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9781560537106

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