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Life in the Victorian Hospital Michelle Higgs

Life in the Victorian Hospital

Michelle Higgs

Published September 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780752448046
Paperback
160 pages
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Throughout the Victorian period, life-threatening diseases were no respecter of class, affecting rich and poor alike. However, the medical treatment for such diseases differed significantly, depending on the class of patient. The wealthy receivedMoreThroughout the Victorian period, life-threatening diseases were no respecter of class, affecting rich and poor alike. However, the medical treatment for such diseases differed significantly, depending on the class of patient. The wealthy received private medical treatment at home or, later, in a practitioners consulting room.