A Century of Patient Care: 1873-1973

(1973) A Century of Patient Care: 1873-1973. University of Iowa

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Abstract

Prior to 1867, there was one state hospital in Iowa. Located at Mount Pleasant, the hospital was very overcrowded and persons had to travel great distances to be admitted. Many insane persons in the State were deprived of the benefits of hospital treatment. This report takes a look at all superintendents for one hundred years.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Mental Health, Superintendents, Independence, Iowa
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Healthcare
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Mental health
State government
ID Code: 26593
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 12 Feb 2018 17:14
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2018 17:14
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/26593