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“Not Miniature Men and Women”: Abraham Jacobi’s Vision of a New Medical Specialty a Century Ago

  • Peter C. English
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 33)

Abstract

It does not require special powers of observation to note when you move into the pediatric section of a hospital, clinic, or emergency room. Health providers have frequently abandoned ties and whites; they cover over their formal name tags with Smurf characters; and they decorate their instruments with attention-diverting animals.

Keywords

Child Welfare American Medical Association Rheumatic Fever Child Labor Artificial Feeding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter C. English
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  1. 1.Duke University School of Arts and Sciences Duke University School of MedicineDurham

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