Tuberculosis in Town: Mobility of Patients in Montreal, 1925–1950

@article{Poutanen2009TuberculosisIT,
  title={Tuberculosis in Town: Mobility of Patients in Montreal, 1925–1950},
  author={Mary Anne Poutanen and M. R. Olson and Mary Anne Sherry Raphael Kevin Fischler and Mary Anne Sherry Raphael Kevin Schwartzman},
  journal={Histoire sociale/Social history},
  year={2009},
  volume={42},
  pages={106 - 69}
}
  • Mary Anne Poutanen, M. R. Olson, +1 author Mary Anne Sherry Raphael Kevin Schwartzman
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Histoire sociale/Social history
  • In the second quarter of the twentieth century, the ideal management of tuberculosis called for confinement and immobilization of the patient over a span of one or more years. At the same time, North American cities were being redeveloped in ways that promoted great personal mobility. From a compilation of 300 cases of tuberculosis patients in Montreal, the authors explore the contradictory pressures on urban working people, the resistance they mounted, and the coping strategies their families… CONTINUE READING
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