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Patient case records of the Royal Free Hospital, 1902-1912

@inproceedings{Cullen2011PatientCR,
  title={Patient case records of the Royal Free Hospital, 1902-1912},
  author={Lynsey T Cullen},
  year={2011}
}
This study has used patient case records of the Royal Free Hospital, London, to examine patient identity, agency, and experience, in relation to hospital treatment of the early twentieth century. The patient base was predominantly the young, lower working-class, but people of a wide variety of circumstances mixed on the wards. Patients used the hospital as a part of the mixed economy of healthcare, making consumer-like decisions at periods of ill-health as to where best to seek medical aid. The… 
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