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New Orleans' Charity Hospital: A Story of Physicians, Politics, and Poverty

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For more than 250 years New Orleans' Charity Hospital has struggled to serve the city's indigent ill, and in so doing has become an institution steeped in Louisiana history and politics. In this fascinating new book John Salvaggio traces the colorful history of Charity Hospital from the early days of French colonial medicine through the Spanish period, the early American y ...more
Hardcover, 424 pages
Published November 1st 1992 by Lsu Press (first published October 1992)
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Jul 10, 2010 Matas Library rated it it was amazing
Highly recommended. By John Salvaggio, M.D. - Tulane faculty at the time the book was written. Matas Library location: WZ 24 C37s 1992
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Worth the read if you know the place. If not - kinda hard to dig through the minutia..
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