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The history of Dr. Steevens' Hospital, Dublin, 1720-1920

The history of Dr. Steevens' Hospital, Dublin, 1720-1920

Author: Thomas Percy Claude Kirkpatrick
Publisher: Great Britain : Univ. Coll Dublin Press, UK, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Financed through the will of Dr Richard Steevens (1653-1710), and brought into existence by his twin sister, Griselda, Dr Steevens' Hospital (1733) rapidly became a vital institution in the city of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Percy Claude Kirkpatrick
OCLC Number: 644519502
Notes: Faks. der Ausg.: Dublin, Univ. Press, 1924.
Description: XVI, 416 Seiten
Contents: Introductory; Dublin in 1700; Richard Steevens, The trustees of Dr Steevens' will; Preparations for the building; The trustees of Madam Steevens' deed; The opening of the hospital; Edward Worth - the Worth library; Swift and the hospital; The completion of the hospital; Early medical and surgical practice in the hospital; Changes in the staff; The hospital property; Closing years of the eighteenth century; Philip Woodroffe; Cusack as resident surgeon; The fever epidemic of 1817-1818; Regulations for medical practice in 1825; Medical teaching in Dublin; South's scheme for the school; Women students; Nursing in the hospital; Improvements in the hospital; The hospital stewards; Appendices; References; Index.
Responsibility: T. Percy C. Kirkpatrick.


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"Kirkpatrick was a significant figure in the medical world in the first part of the twentieth century - [He] gives a grand, old fashioned, narrative of the institution charting its progress and Read more...

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