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Emergency nursing in the Indian Mutiny
Sam Goodman

in print culture. The diary becomes the textual space which reflects, reinforces and expresses anxieties over the British presence in the physical space of the Indian subcontinent. The regular cataloguing of disease, illness and medical procedures, not to mention instances of violent death that abound throughout each of these accounts from Lucknow, is a reflection of the contemporary commonly held belief in the inhospitable nature of India to the European physique, what Mark Harrison has called the ‘pathogenic space’ of India, and an understanding that the

in Colonial caring
Disease, conflict and nursing in the British Empire, 1880–1914
Angharad Fletcher

policy and were increasingly utilised to justify the disparity in death rates between European and indigenous populations. As a result, it was now the task of the colonial authorities to remake spaces in order to bolster health and meet their requirements.30 By the time plague appeared in Hong Kong, medical and administrative authorities of most other colonial outposts were advocating the reshaping of the existing environment to improve the health of all concerned. In Hong Kong, however, foreigners continued to be advised to either adapt to their new environment or

in Colonial caring
Barbra Mann Wall

nursing humanitarian relief during the Nigerian civil war When the civil war broke out in 1967, sister physicians, surgeons, nurses and midwives were ready to respond, as were many students and graduates of their nursing schools. Although sources differ on the numbers of deaths during the war, it is estimated that from 1 to 3 million people, mostly unarmed civilians including women and children, lost their lives.26 Both white missionaries and Nigerian nurses and civilians worked together in healthcare and relief centres. To illustrate these points, I have relied on

in Colonial caring
Guerrilla nursing with the Friends Ambulance Unit, 1946–48
Susan Armstrong-Reid

humanitarian nurses working in high-risk conditions and daily making life-and-death choices. As in today’s intra-state conflicts, humanitarian actors such as the FAU must support the national government in meeting its responsibilities to its own people and yet maintain some independence from those same authorities. At the same time, as Hughes’s and Stanley’s experiences demonstrate, those same principles must be applied to the non-state armed group in order for humanitarian workers to operate safely and to gain access to those most in need of care. Choosing access over

in Colonial caring
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Bonnie Evans

Rutter, ‘Research review: Child psychiatric diagnosis and classification’. 15 Rose, ‘The death of the social?’. 16 Rose and Abi-Rached, Neuro ; Rose, Powers of Freedom

in The metamorphosis of autism
Elisha P. Renne

the disease and thirty-six deaths. This outbreak occurred despite measles vaccination campaigns in late 2008 and reported high levels of measles immunity nationally in 2011. 91 R. Leo, ‘GAVI gives N3bn to Improve Vaccine Access’, Daily Trust (13 August 2013), www.dailytrust.com.ng (accessed 13 August 2013

in The politics of vaccination
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Gareth Millward

England and Wales, 1900–1974’; Gorsky, ‘Public health in interwar Britain’. 72 Lewis, ‘The Prevention of diphtheria’. See, for example, the government files detailing correspondence between such groups as the Anti-Vaccination League and the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection in: The National Archives (hereafter TNA): MH 55/293; MH 55/1720; HO 45/10768/273078; and passim. 73 See Hooker, ‘Diphtheria, immunisation and the Bundaberg tragedy’; Peter Hobbins, ‘ “Immunisation is as popular as a death adder”: The

in Vaccinating Britain
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George Campbell Gosling

, Nose and Throat Department until his death in 1938. 80 This was a major department, which treated around one-in-ten inpatients and nearly as high a proportion of non-casualty outpatients. 81 Throughout this busy period of hospital work he maintained a private surgery a little over a mile away from the hospital, in the middle of Clifton Village. 82 This was normal practice. All sixteen of the visiting consultants listed

in Payment and philanthropy in British healthcare, 1918–48
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Perceiving, describing and modelling child development
Bonnie Evans

? ; Miller and Rose, ‘The Tavistock Programme’. 13 Rose, ‘The death of the social?’. 14 Hayward, The Transformation of the Psyche ; Hayward, ‘Sadness in Camberwell’; Shapira, The War Inside

in The metamorphosis of autism
Bonnie Evans

creation of Tony Blair’s ‘third way’ and beyond. Nikolas Rose has questioned whether neoliberal policies of marketisation and privatisation have caused the ‘death of the social’, leading to a form of economic government in which active entrepreneurial citizens are encouraged to model their own lives through engaging in a market for welfare products such

in The metamorphosis of autism