Big doctoring in America : profiles in primary care / Fitzhugh Mullan.

The general practitioner was once America's doctor. The GP delivered babies, removed gallbladders, and sat by the bedsides of the dying. But as the twentieth century progressed, the pattern of medical care in the United States changed dramatically. By the 1960s, the GP was almost extinct. The l...

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Main Author: Mullan, Fitzhugh
Format: eBook
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Series:California/Milbank books on health and the public ; 5.
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