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Indiana Medicine, 1993

Bailey, Lawrence June 15, 1994 

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45 pages; 2 tapes, 108 minutes; index

Berry, Chad

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Dr. Lawrence Bailey, born in 1904, recounts his experiences in the field of medicine from his days as a medical student to the final years of his general practice in rural Indiana. He speaks of his medical training, specifically in the area of obstetrics, the medical breakthroughs of antibiotics, the application of anesthesia, and medical developments over the years. Dr. Bailey describes setting up his medical practice during the Great Depression and his medical service during World War II. He emphasizes the decline of doctors' personal care and knowledge of their patients in the past twenty years.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Indiana University School of Medicine
    • Pittman Moore
    • Occupation Names
    • physician
    • Place Names
    • Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Zionsville, Indiana
    • Subjects
    • chloroform
    • ether
    • Great Depression
    • house calls
    • medical billing
    • medical education
    • patient care
    • obstetrics
    • World War II