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General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997The First Fifty Years$
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Irvine Loudon, John Horder, and Charles Webster

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198206750

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.001.0001

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‘What is Wrong’ and ‘How We Know It’: Changing Concepts of Illness in General Practice

‘What is Wrong’ and ‘How We Know It’: Changing Concepts of Illness in General Practice

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(p.65) 3 ‘What is Wrong’ and ‘How We Know It’: Changing Concepts of Illness in General Practice
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General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997
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Marshall Marinker

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0004

This chapter discusses the different changes in regards to understanding morbidity and human biology, the range and power of medicines, and the techniques of clinical investigation and surgery. It reveals that the ways medical practitioners determined what was ‘wrong’ with a patient changed over the years.

Keywords:   morbidity, human biology, medicines, clinical investigation, surgery, medical practitioners, general practice

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