The Illinois State Medical Register. 1872-73

The Illinois State Medical Register. 1872-73

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ... pleasant and healthy. The present Hospital building was erected three years since, at a cost of $100,000.00, and will accommodate 500 patients. It is in the proper sense, a general hospital, admitting almost all diseases except small-pox, and is arranged into four departments; namely, Medical, Surgical, Gynaecological and Lying-in, and Ophthalmological and Otological. Terms of admission vary with the accommodations. In the larger, or what are called the public wards, the price is $7.00 per week; and in the private rooms, of which there are a large number, the price is $15.00 per week. There are constantly in the Hospital a considerable number of patients who pay nothing, they being kept as charity patients. The institution has also an arrangement with the Chicago Relief and Aid Society by which 40 beds are kept at the disposal of that Society for the accommotion of such sick poor as its officers may desire to send there. The managing head of this Hosis Mother Legoire. The appointment of the Staff is under the control of the Faculty of the Chicago Medical College. The hospital has an average of about 250 patients constantly, and furnishes complete clinical facilities to students. Medical Staff. Attending Physicians. N. S. Davis. H. A. Johnson. Attending Surgeon. Kdmund Andrews. Gynecologist and Obstetrician. William H. Byford. Ophthalmologist and Otologist. Samuel J. Jones. Cook County Hospital. Cor. 18th and Arnold sts. Organized in 1865, by the Board of Supervisors of Cook County. It is under the control of the Board of County Commissioners, through a committee known as the Hospital Committee and the Superintendent of Public Charities, Dr. Ben C. Miller. The capacity of this hospital is about 250 patients, in the general wards. Free patients...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236582934
  • 9781236582935