Table of contents for Medicine and charity in Ireland : 1718-1851 / Laurence M. Geary.


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PART 1  The origins and development of Irish medical institutions

 ONE VOLUNTARY HOSPITALS  13

 TWO COUNTY INFIRMARIES  40

 THREE DISPENSARIES  54

 FOUR FEVER HOSPITALS  70


PART 2  Patrons, patients andpractitioners

 FIVE GOVERNORS AND PATIENTS  95

 SIX MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS  123

PART 3  Politics one day, potatoes the next

 SEVEN THE POLITICS OF SICK POOR RELIEF  155

 EIGHT MEDICAL RELIEF DURING THE GREAT FAMINE  181

 NINE THE 1851 MEDICAL CHARITIES ACT  210

Select Bibliography  217

Index  235





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Medicine Ireland History 18th century, Medicine Ireland History 19th century, Charity Ireland History 18th century, Charity Ireland History 19th century, Poor Medical care Ireland History 18th century, Poor Medical care Ireland History 19th century, Social networks Ireland History 18th century, Social networks Ireland History 19th century, Ireland Social conditions 18th century, Ireland Social conditions 19th century, Public health Ireland History, Ireland Social conditions