HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
From Houses Of Mercy To Temples Of Surgical Precision -- A New Book Explores The History Of Hospitals

y and lesbian, and many were strong advocates for patient education and advocacy in the face of such a bewildering and often overwhelming disease.

As Risse documents it, the spirit of the ward was extremely positive and uniquely supportive. One patient is quoted as saying, "`I know how the pioneers must have felt fearing what was ahead of them. My bed is like a covered wagon and we are all on a wagon train helping each other in a time of need.'"

This recent demonstration of strong commitment and compassionate caregiving in a modern hospital has served as a model for hospice development and for ever-increasing patient involvement in decisions about their own care. But perhaps most important, Risse suggests, Ward 5B is a modern testament to the capacity for health workers to provide loving and knowing care, and the capacity for the institution to reconnect with hospitalitas, infusing the modern, technically sophisticated hospital with the healing powers of touch, compassion and deep caring.


'"/>

Contact: Wallace Raaven
wravven@pubaff.ucsf.edu
415-476-2557
University of California - San Francisco
5-May-1999


Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Temples Virtual Lab Helps Disabled Students
2. Surgical treatment of migraines reduces sick days and increases employee productivity ASPS study
3. Surgical procedure to treat GERD in children found to be ineffective
4. Surgical treatment for obesity appears effective for weight loss and related disorders
5. Surgical skill increases survival for oesophageal cancer surgery
6. Surgical technique may reduce pain after tonsillectomy
7. Surgically placed sling reduces signs of aging in the neck
8. Surgical pain increases risk of infection, study shows
9. From Cow Brains To Surgical Scrubs: Selected Students Will Get A Close-Up Look At Neurosurgery At Brainworks
10. A Surgical Semiconductor Laser With More Precision And Power
11. ALA/ATS Meeting Explores Gender Differences In Smoking And Lung Transplant Outcomes And Heart Attack Risk From Asthma Medication

Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/23/2014)... 2014 To show thanks to new and ... of white evening dresses for weddings. Customers who ... , iFitDress.com is a distinguished dress manufacturer, and it is ... worldwide customers for a very long time. The CEO of ... customer will be able to buy not only a beautiful ...
(Date:11/23/2014)... AngelWeddingDress.com has recently updated its online store, offering ... “If you are looking for gorgeous beach wedding dresses ... Here you can enjoy 70% off discounts and all ... big marriage ceremony is the most important dream of ... is uppermost priority. Ophelia, one of customers, said, “I ...
(Date:11/23/2014)... The FDA is Watching: , What ... Webinar**, Dec. 11, 2014 ? Any Time at Your ... on promotional activities is no longer limited to magazine ... at websites, Twitter, journal articles, TV appearances, Facebook and ... 11, for On-Demand access to Timothy Ayers and Michelle ...
(Date:11/23/2014)... 2014 BambooFlooringChina.com , the world’s leader ... strand woven bamboo flooring collection. Now, the business is ... company’s CEO, the promotion is valid until Dec. 20, 2014. ... a smooth and dust-free surface, which makes it very easy ... industry, the company wants to make its website the best ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Sc (PRWEB) November 23, 2014 A ... opened its doors in the downtown Greenville area. Dr. ... Downtown Greenville , decided to open her own clinic ... amazing results with the patients. , AlignLife believes ... proper tools. With a focus on chiropractic care and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:iFitDress.com: Wonderful White Evening Dresses Now Available 2Health News:Beach Wedding Dresses Added to Outstanding Online Dress Company AngelWeddingDress.com 2Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 2Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 3Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 4Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 5Health News:Click Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring From Famous Bamboo Flooring Company BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:AlignLife of Downtown Greenville is Now Open and Accepting New Patients 2
(Date:11/21/2014)... , Nov. 20, 2014 Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... the Piper Jaffray 26 th Annual Healthcare Conference in ... the Piper Jaffray conference is scheduled for 8:00 am EST (5:00 ... webcast, and the webcast can be accessed via the Investor Relations ... of the webcast will be archived for 30 days on the ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Nov. 20, 2014 Oxis International, Inc. (OXIS) (OXI.PA) ... election of Anthony J. Cataldo as Chief Executive ... Effective November 19, 2014, Ken Eaton resigned his ... of Directors of Oxis International, Inc. to pursue new opportunities. ... named Chief Executive Officer of Oxis International, Inc. Mr. Cataldo ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Texas , Nov. 21, 2014  Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, ... pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of ... an effective shelf registration statement. The offering will consist ... offering price of $1.005 per share.  Lexicon has also ... to 7,462,687 additional shares of common stock.  All of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Depomed To Present At Piper Jaffray 26th Annual Healthcare Conference 2OXIS International, Inc. announces Changes in Management Team 2OXIS International, Inc. announces Changes in Management Team 3Lexicon Announces Pricing Of Common Stock Offering 2Lexicon Announces Pricing Of Common Stock Offering 3
Cached News: