Red Medicine

Red Medicine : Socialized Health in Soviet Russia

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First published in 1933, this book presents an outline of medical organisation in Soviet Russia. It looks at how in Soviet Russia, the health of an individual was the concern of society as a whole and at how the state aimed to provide preventive and curative medical care for every man, woman, and child within its borders. The volume gives a background to contemporary life in the U.S.S.R. before focusing on health and medical considerations and treatment. It will not only be of interest to those in medical arenas, but also historians of both medicine and the more

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  • Hardback | 342 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138908045
  • 9781138908048

Table of contents

Introduction; 1. Moscow and Leningrad 2. From Moscow to Georgia and the Crimea 3. The Background to Russian Life 4. Russia's Travel Ttowards Communism 5. Stages in the Introduction of Communism 6. Government in the U.S.S.R. 7. Industrial Conditions and Health 8. Agricultural Conditions 9. Religious and Civil Liberty and Law 10. Home Life, Recreation, Clubs, Education 11. Women in Soviet Russia; Marriage and Divorce 12. Care of Children and Youths 13. Care of Maternity 14. The Problem of Abortion 15. Social Insurance 16. Public Health and Medical Administration 17. Russian Medical History and the Training of Doctors 18. The Medical Care of the Sick 19. Treatment in Residential and Non-residential Institutions 20. Care of Tuberculosis- Sanatoria and Allied Institutions 21. The Treatment and Prevention of Venereal diseases 22. The Characteristics of Medical Practice 23. General Considerations on the Medical Care in Large Communities 24. Concluding Observations; Indexshow more