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dc.contributor.author Zimmerman, William M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T18:14:02Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T18:14:02Z
dc.date.issued 1957 en_US
dc.identifier ocm72811120 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/4694
dc.description.abstract There was a time when hospital treatment was a dangerous experience. "A large proportion of the public once considered admission to hospital as an adversity or dire misfortune only to be accepted in time of extreme illness." People were treated in their own homes, with the accompanying lack of facilities involved in home treatment contributing to inadequate care. Because of the progress in medical science and the increase in numbers and size of hospital facilities required to put so much of modern medicine into practice, more people have used more hospitals for a greater variety of treatments than ever before. However, along with this greater use of hospitals has come an accompanying rise in costs... There seems to be little doubt however, that in spite of costs, people will use hospitals for certain services. Maternity, for example, has been considered a justifiable hospital expense.... en_US
dc.format.extent iii, 38 leaves : en_US
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dc.language en en_US
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dc.rights The reproduction of this thesis has been made available by authority of the copyright owner solely for the purpose of private study and research, and may only be reproduced and copied as permitted by copyright laws or with express written authorization from the copyright owner. en_US
dc.title A study of medical and hospital costs of patients in public wards at the Winnipeg General Hospital en_US
dc.degree.discipline Social Work en_US


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