Victor Houliston

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For patients in the 1920s, diagnosis and therapeutic tools rather than social position were now determining hospital admission. The hospital was becoming a complex operation, no longer seen as adequately supervised by absentee lay trustees, but only by professionalizing superintendents. To some critics, hospitals were beginning to appear as monolithic and(More)
Received opinion has it that the Paracelsian movement in England did not rise much above the level of quackery before the seventeenth century. This view, represented by Allen G. Debus and Paul H. Kocher, is based on the apparent lack of contemporary critical debate of Paracelsian theory; there was, they suggest, a limited tolerance of chemical therapy, but(More)
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