Bellevue- Hospital History by David Oshinsky
Bellevue Hospital in New York has a long and somewhat sordid history. This book covers in great depth it's life, growth, and story. Though dry at times it is interesting to read about one of the oldest, if not oldest hospital in the United States. It has great information on how medicine and the medical world changed over the years. It was ground zero for so much. Read this, then you will understand a bit more about the story "10 days in the mad house" by Nelle Bly.
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