Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago - eBook

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In 1886, the state-of-the-art surgery room of Truman W. Miller, MD, in Chicago�s first children�s hospital had no electric lights, no antibiotics, limited equipment, and only the most rudimentary anesthesia. This renowned surgeon served on a voluntary basis as president of an all-volunteer medical staff from 1882 to 1900. The hospital opened in 1882 as an eight-bed cottage in Lincoln Park, when pediatrics was in its infancy. It was at the forefront then, and it continues to be among the country�s best. For over a century, it was called Children�s Memorial Hospital, and it was renamed Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children�s Hospital of Chicago in 2012, when it moved to a 288-bed facility in the heart of the city. The hospital�s history reflects the steady advances in pediatrics, propelled by visionary individuals, pioneering clinicians, and the community�all dedicated to the care and well-being of children.

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In 1886, the state-of-the-art surgery room of Truman W. Miller, MD, in Chicago�s first children�s hospital had no electric lights, no antibiotics, limited equipment, and only the most rudimentary anesthesia. This renowned surgeon served on a voluntary basis as president of an all-volunteer medical staff from 1882 to 1900. The hospital opened in 1882 as an eight-bed cottage in Lincoln Park, when pediatrics was in its infancy. It was at the forefront then, and it continues to be among the country�s best. For over a century, it was called Children�s Memorial Hospital, and it was renamed Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children�s Hospital of Chicago in 2012, when it moved to a 288-bed facility in the heart of the city. The hospital�s history reflects the steady advances in pediatrics, propelled by visionary individuals, pioneering clinicians, and the community�all dedicated to the care and well-being of children. Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago - eBook

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en
Series Title
Images of America
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Kobo
Author
Stanford T. Shulman MD
ISBN-13
9781439644454
ISBN-10
1439644454

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