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The Merger

Author : Sibylle Reinsch
ISBN : 9781469102511
Genre : Medical
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The Merger: M.D.s and D.O.s in California If you are interested in the recent history of the medical professions, this book is for you. If personal narratives of historical events speak to you as a second layer of documentation, this book is for you. If you are aware that in America there exist two separate yet equal, fully licensed physicians, M.D.s and D.O.s, you might be interested in learning about their unique relationship in California. If you know little about D.O.s, this book will give you a picture of their approach to patient care and to their M.D. colleagues. The osteopathic profession in California has a unique history, as it differs dramatically from the professions history in the rest of the nation. More than 100 years ago, a small pioneering group of osteopathic physicians established in Southern California the Pacific School of Osteopathy to graduate physicians and surgeons with the ability to acquire an unlimited license. Since then, the educational, research, and regulatory arenas of osteopathy have seen in California low points of near elimination and high points of recognition. Cultures are based on firm beliefs in the truth of their understanding of the world. Often they collide with those who respect different truths. Similarly, the medical culture in California went through collisions between osteopathic and allopathic medicine, often in response to competition and antagonism. Which values and beliefs about each others profession were held so fervently in California that prompted the unique event of absorbing the osteopathic profession into allopathic mainstream medicine? This project explores the events, unique to California but with repercussions nation-wide, of a merger between osteopathic and allopathic medicine. In 1962, the relatively small medical organization of fully licensed osteopathic physicians (the California Osteopathic Organization) merged with the much larger mainstream medical profession (the California Medical Association). What were the incentives for a fully licensed parallel healthcare profession to forfeit its identity and philosophy? What key players and leaders emerged? How did the individual practicing physician think and feel about the merger? While about two thousand osteopathic physicians changed to the M.D. degree, about two hundred California D.O.s did not merge but persevered in their battle to restore the licensing power of their profession in California. What social and personal motivational sources sustained this group for over a decade? How has osteopathys unique history affected medical education and professional relations, nation-wide and internationally? Answers to these questions have emerged in historical narratives by key persons figuring in the events. Most of them have not written about their lives and their social and political surroundings at the time of the merger and its repercussions. Many never learned the long-term outcomes of their endeavors. Our multidisciplinary research team transcribed in-depth interviews to capture the thoughts and feelings among individuals who played significant roles from the 1940s to the 70s. With the approval of the Institutional Review Board of the University of California, Irvine for the protection of the participants rights, we asked a diverse group, 35 in all, of physicians, administrators, lawyers and lobbyists, to provide their historical narratives and their suggestions for future directions. Our objective has been to give an unbiased account, listening equally to representatives of allopathy, osteopathy, and politics. Inspired by Dr. Gevitz cogent academic analysis of osteopathic medicine in America, this book presents personal perceptions of events, integrated with documented descriptions, stored in archives, to facilitate the readers understanding and analysis. The work has been based on the assumption
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Who S Who In The West

Author : Marquis Who's Who, LLC
ISBN : 0837909341
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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My First Pocket Guide About West Virginia

Author : Carole Marsh
ISBN : 0635089750
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The perfect reference guide for students in grades 3 and up - or anyone! This handy, easy-to-use reference guide is divided into seven color-coded sections which includes West Virginia basic facts, geography, history, people, places, nature and miscellaneous information. Each section is color coded for easy recognition. This Pocket Guide comes with complete and comprehensive facts ALL about West Virginia. Riddles, recipes, and surprising facts make this guide a delight! West Virginia Basics section explores your state's symbols and their special meaning. West Virginia Geography section digs up the what's where in West Virginia. West Virginia History section is like traveling through time to some of West Virginia's greatest moments. West Virginia People section introduces you to famous personalities and your next-door neighbors. West Virginia Places section shows you where you might enjoy your next family vacation. West Virginia Nature section tells what Mother Nature gave to West Virginia. West Virginia Miscellaneous section describes the real fun stuff ALL about West Virginia.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Wagon Wheels West

Author : Bill Francoeur
Genre : Musicals
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The New York Times Theatre Reviews 1999 2000

Author : New York Times Theater Reviews
ISBN : 0415936977
Genre : Performing Arts
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This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.
Category: Performing Arts

Avoiding The Dire Straits

Author : Mathieu Torck
ISBN : 3447058722
Genre : History
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Scurvy is known to be one of the most gruesome pathological phenomena that, in the course of centuries, has made innumerable victims. Long distance seafaring operations, war zones, prisons and crop failures all created breeding grounds for the vitamin C defi ciency disease, which was commonly characterized by swelling and bleeding gums and internal haemorraghes in the limbs. While the history of scurvy is rather well-known from a Western perspective, the higher proneness to scurvy of Asian peoples in comparison to Europeans, Polynesians and other peoples, as proven in recent biochemical studies, compelled to broaden that horizon and look for scurvy in China and beyond. The purpose of this book is to trace the history of the disease in China, Japan and Southeast Asia and to highlight the ways in which peoples from these regions in pre-modern and early modern times dealt with provisioning in their seafaring and military enterprises. This cross-cultural quest for scurvy and food supplies, involving such areas as maritime and military history and the medical traditions from East and West, is ultimately meant as an attempt to elucidate whether historical sources can confirm the biochemical findings.
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Arty Goes West

Author : Mark L. Redmond
ISBN : 0873980344
Genre : Christian life
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The Zen Of Gardening In The High And Arid West

Author : David Wann
ISBN : 1555914578
Genre : Gardening
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Drawing from his own considerable gardening experience and expertise, as well as leaning on the wisdom of the people he calls "The Zen Masters of the Western Garden," David Wann gathers a mix of stories, how-to advice, and simple, doable projects that are ideal for gardeners in the high and arid landscapes of the West. This covers topics such as strategic gardening (how to coax fruits and vegetables from a sun-parched garden), pest-proof planting, choosing the right varieties of edibles for the region, how to become a seed-starting maniac, a Farmer's Almanac approach to gardening (plant peas when the first cottonwood leaves appear!), as well as profiles of colorful local gardens and gardeners.
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The History Civil And Commercial Of The West Indies

Author : Bryan Edwards
ISBN : 9781108024754
Genre : History
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This groundbreaking history of the West Indies, originally published in 1793, remained a standard work, being repeatedly expanded and updated.
Category: History

The Cultures Of The American New West

Author : Neil Campbell
ISBN : 1579582885
Genre : Social Science
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Secure In God S Embrace

Author : Ken Uyeda Fong
ISBN : 0830823719
Genre : Religion
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In this winsome, conversational book, pastor and speaker Ken Fong focuses on the biblical theme of adoption to explore the boundless, extravagant love of God.
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California Slavic Studies

Author : Robert P. Hughes
ISBN : 0520093585
Genre : Christianity and culture
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The Michigan Technic

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ISBN : UOM:39015071371051
Genre : Engineering
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Category: Engineering

Wild Women Of The Old West

Author : Glenda Riley
ISBN : 1555912958
Genre : History
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Presents the sensational lives and exploits of nine notorious women from the days of boisterous frontier saloons and high-noon showdowns.
Category: History

Knowing Who I Am

Author : Earl M. Middleton
ISBN : 1570037159
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Follows the life of an African American man who served in World War II, started what became the largest real estate firm in Orangeburg, South Carolina, was involved in the Civil Rights Movement, and was elected to the state assembly.
Category: Biography & Autobiography