Inspecting Hospitals in the Russian Empire: Dr. John Harry's Account, 1805-1806.

@article{Lobachev2013InspectingHI,
  title={Inspecting Hospitals in the Russian Empire: Dr. John Harry's Account, 1805-1806.},
  author={Sergey Lobachev},
  journal={Canadian bulletin of medical history = Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la medecine},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          185-198
        }
}
This paper examines the efforts of the Russian government to modernize medical administration and hospital services during the reign of Alexander I (1801-1825). Based on the report of the English doctor John Harry, it reviews the state of medical care in Russia and initiatives to improve clinical treatment. Based on these sources, it is argued that hospitals in Russia, as elsewhere in Europe, were undergoing a transition from being homes of refuge to institutions for the treatment of the sick… CONTINUE READING