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By Carsten Timmermann, Julie Anderson

During this quantity, prime students within the historical past and sociology of medication concentration their consciousness at the fabric cultures of well-being care. They research how know-how has develop into so critical to medication over the past centuries and the way we're dealing with the implications.

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So, instead, we refine our cases – and we leave for a rainy day the task of ‘meta analysis’, of systematizing the factors involved, or of constructing frames in which the cases are compared across space and time. But to my mind, we could now afford to redress the balance; to spend more time on assessing what our case studies can say, in various combinations, in various ways, to various audiences. There is no reason to suppose that large narratives are inherently more dogmatic and artificial, or less pluralistic and debatable, than any other level of historical analysis or narrative.

18 Much charity also came with strings attached, ear-marked for certain goods and services. Although hospitals received most of their support in cash, sufficient amounts were not always available when required. At such times, the vast number of more frequently overlooked gifts in kind, including beds and bedding, as well as various foods and fuels, increased in importance. A period of marked medical innovation, the nineteenth century was also an era of repeat financial crises for English voluntary hospitals.

The Evolution of Orthopaedic Surgery (London: Royal Society of Medicine, 2002). 31 A. Sarmiento, ‘The Relationship Between Orthopaedics and Industry Must Be Reformed,’ Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, 412 (2003), 38–44. T. : Harvard University Press, 1998). S. V. Pickstone, ‘Replacing Hips and Lenses: Surgery, industry and innovation in post war Britain’, in A. Webster, Innovative Health Technologies: New Perspectives, Challenges and Change (Houndmills: Palgrave, 2006). 3 Mechanizing Medicine: Medical Innovations and the Birmingham Voluntary Hospitals in the Nineteenth Century Jonathan Reinarz Introduction Although most historians incorporate and attempt to explain some aspect of change or innovation in their work, few discuss such developments in the context of innovation studies.

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