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Hospitals and asylums of the world.

Hospitals and asylums of the world.

their origin, history, construction, administration, management, and legislation : with plans of the chief medical institutions accurately drawn to a uniform scale in addition to those of all the hospitals of London in the jubilee of Queen Victoria"s reign

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Published by J. & A. Churchill in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospital buildings -- Design and construction.,
  • Hospitals.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHospital construction with plans and illustrations
    Statementby Henry C. Burdett.
    SeriesAdelaide Nutting historical nursing collection -- AN 0176.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxlvi, 463 p.
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16552804M

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this important work marks an era in the history of hospital literature. Burdett has had more than a quarter-of-a-century's practical experience of the administration of hospitals and kindred institutions, and has spent many years in arranging the enormous mass of information he has collected.

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