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Title The sick child in early modern England, 1580-1720 / Hannah Newton.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

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 Main Stacks  RJ42.G7 N49 2012    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Description 247 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Pediatrics -- history -- England.
Child Care -- history -- England.
Child Health Services -- history -- England.
Child Welfare -- history -- England.
History, 16th Century -- England.
History, 17th Century -- England.
History, 18th Century -- England.
Pediatrics -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Children -- Health and hygiene -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Sick children -- Care -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Contents Part I. Medical perceptions. 1. Humid humours: children's bodies and diseases ; 2. 'Cur'd in a different manner': children's physic -- Part II. The family's perspective. 3. 'With great care and pains': tending the sick child ; 4. 'Wrackt Betwixt hopes and fears': parents emotions -- Part III. The child's experience. 5. 'Very much eased': being a patient ; 6. 'Ill in my body, but well in God': suffering sickness -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index.