Table of contents for Incurable and intolerable : chronic disease and slow death in nineteenth-century France / Jason Szabo.

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Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1	 ¿What Are His Chances, Doctor?¿ The Semantics of Incurability in the Nineteenth Century
2	 Reinventing Hope in the Late Nineteenth Century
3	¿I Told You So¿¿The Rhyme and Reason of Chronic Disease
4	 Death, Decay and the Genesis of Shame
5	 Medical Attitudes toward the Care of Incurables
6 Medical Strategies, Social Conventions, and Palliative Medicine
7	 Ecce Homo: Opiates, Suffering, and the Art of Palliation
8	 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Incurability and the Quest for Goodness
9	 The Fate of the Incurably Ill between the Two Revolutions, 1789¿1848
10	Caught between Initiative and Inertia: Responses to the Incurably Ill from 1845 to 1905
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index
 
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Chronic diseases -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Palliative treatment -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Chronic Disease -- psychology -- France.
History of Medicine -- France.
History, 19th Century -- France.