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Red medicine : socialized health in Soviet Russia

Author: Arthur Newsholme, Sir; John Adams Kingsbury
Publisher: Garden City, New York : Doubleday, Doran, 1934.
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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  Read more...
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Newsholme, Arthur.
Red medicine : socialized health in Soviet Russia.
Garden City, New York : Doubleday, Doran, 1934
xvi, 324 pages ; 22 cm
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Newsholme, Sir; John Adams Kingsbury
ISBN: 9781483194554 1483194558
OCLC Number: 896837042
Notes: Illustrated lining-papers.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (361 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Red Medicine: Socialized Health in Soviet Russia; Copyright Page; Dedication; Preface; Table of Contents; Illustrations; Introduction; CHAPTER I. Moscow and Leningrad; Impressions of Moscow; Subtropical Georgia; The Capital of the Ukraine; CHAPTER III. The Background of Russian Life; CHAPTER IV. Russia's Travel Towards Communism; The Rise of Marxism; War Communism; CHAPTER V. Stages in the Introduction of Communism; Agricultural Socialization; CHAPTER VI. Government in the U.S.S.R.; The Machinery of Government; Trade Unions; The Communist Party. CHAPTER VII. Industrial Conditions and HealthCHAPTER VIII. Agricultural Conditions; CHAPTER IX. Religious and Civil Liberty and Law; CHAPTER X. Home Life, Recreation, Clubs, Education; Housing; Physical Culture; Propaganda; Education; The Press and Literature; CHAPTER XI. Women in Soviet Russia; Marriage and Divorce; CHAPTER XII. Care of Children and Youths; Public Nurseries or Crèches; The Youth Movement; CHAPTER XIII. Care of Maternity; Prenatal Care; CHAPTER XIV. The Problem of Abortion; CHAPTER XV. Social Insurance; CHAPTER XVI. Public Health and Medical Administration. CHAPTER XVII. Russian Medical History and the Training of DoctorsPost-Revolution General Education; Medical Education in Rostov; Medical Education in Tiflis; CHAPTER XVIII. The Medical Care of the Sick; Interview with Commissar Vladimirsky; Second Interview with Commissar Vladimirsky; An Interview with a Writer; An Interview with the Commissar of Health in Kazan; Summary of Interviews in Rostov; An Interview with the Commissar of Health of Georgia; Factory Medicine; CHAPTER XIX. Treatment in Residential and Non-residential Institutions; Dispensaries and Polyclinics; Hospitals. Sanatoria and Rest HomesA Polyclinic in Leningrad; The Unitary Dispensary at Rostov; The Third Labor Polyclinic, in Kharkov; The Therapeutic Hospital at Rostov; The Hospital for Railway Employees in Tiflis; Integration of Institutional and Non-institutional Treatment; Further Data on Institutions; CHAPTER XX. Care of Tuberculosis-Sanatoria and AlliedInstitutions; How Tuberculosis Control Is Organized in the R.S.F.S.R.; The Institutes in Samara and Tiflis; A Night Sanatorium in Moscow; A Preventorium for Children in Kharkov; Rest Homes and Sanatoria; Visit to Dolossy Sanatorium. Visit to LivadiaCHAPTER XXI. The Treatment and Prevention of Venereal Diseases; Prophylactoria for Prostitutes; CHAPTER XXII. The Characteristics of Medical Practice; American and Soviet Medical Care Compared; CHAPTER XXIII. General Considerations on the Medical Care in Large Communities; Tests of Medical Service; CHAPTER XXIV. Concluding Observations; The Socialization of Medicine; INDEX.
Responsibility: by Sir Arthur Newsholme and John Adams Kingsbury.

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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.
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