Red Medicine

Red Medicine

Socialized Health in Soviet Russia

1st Edition - January 1, 1934

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  • Authors: Arthur Newsholme, John Adams Kingsbury
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483194554

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Red Medicine: Socialized Health in Soviet Russia reviews the medical organization and administration in Soviet Russia. This book is organized into 24 chapters that particularly tackle the city of Moscow and Leningrad. It addresses the travels of the authors from Moscow to Georgia and the Crimea, providing an overview of the background of Russian life. Some of the topics covered in the book are the progress of Russia towards Communism; developments in the introduction of Communism; type of government of USSR; description of industrial conditions and health; features of agricultural conditions; state of religion, civil liberty, and law; and characteristics of home life, recreation, clubs, and education. Other chapters deal with the condition of women in Soviet Russia, state of marriage, and divorce. These topics are followed by discussions of the care of maternity, children and youths, as well as the treatment in residential and non-residential institutions. The final chapters describe the characteristics of medical practice and the general considerations on the medical care in large communities. The book can provide useful information to the historians, doctors, students, and researchers.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction

    I. Moscow and Leningrad

    II. From Moscow to Georgia and the Crimea

    III. The Background of Russian Life

    IV. Russia's Travel towards Communism

    V. Stages in the Introduction of Communism

    VI. Government in the U.S.S.R.

    VII. Industrial Conditions and Health

    VIII. Agricultural Conditions

    IX. Religious and Civil Liberty and Law

    X. Home Life, Recreation, Clubs, Education

    XI. Women in Soviet Russia; Marriage and Divorce

    XII. Care of Children and Youths

    XIII. Care of Maternity

    XIV. The Problem of Abortion

    XV. Social Insurance

    XVI. Public Health and Medical Administration

    XVII. Russian Medical History and the Training of Doctors

    XVIII. The Medical Care of the Sick

    XIX. Treatment in Residential and Nonresidential Institutions

    XX. Care of Tuberculosis—Sanatoria and Allied Institutions

    XXI. The Treatment and Prevention of Venereal Diseases

    XXII. The Characteristics of Medical Practice

    XXIII. General Considerations on the Medical Care in Large Communities

    XXIV. Concluding Observations


Product details

  • No. of pages: 342
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1934
  • Published: January 1, 1934
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483194554

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Arthur Newsholme

John Adams Kingsbury

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