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Labour in the laboratory [electronic resource] : medical laboratory workers in the Maritimes, 1900-1950 / Peter L. Twohig.

By: Twohig, Peter.
Material type: TextTextSeries: McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services (Hannah Institute) studies in the history of medicine, health, and society: 23.Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 241 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780773528611; 077352861X; 9780773572652 (electronic bk.); 0773572651 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Medical technologists -- Maritime Provinces -- History -- 20th century | Hospital laboratories -- Maritime Provinces -- History -- 20th century | Techniciens de laboratoire m�edical -- Provinces maritimes -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | H�opitaux -- Laboratoires -- Provinces maritimes -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | Electronic books | Medical Laboratory Personnel -- history -- Canada | Medical Laboratory Personnel -- organization & administration -- Canada | Biomedical Technology -- organization & administration -- Canada | History, 20th Century -- Canada | Laboratories, Hospital -- history -- Canada | MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Medical AssistantsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Labour in the laboratory.DDC classification: 610.73/7/09715 Online resources: EBSCOhost Review: "Medical laboratory technology is currently the third largest health profession in Canada but those who work in it remain largely invisible, both to the public and in the literature. In Labour in the Laboratory Peter Twohig examines the origins of the laboratory workforce in the Maritime provinces and rethinks the broader history of the twentieth-century Canadian hospital."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-233) and index.

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"Medical laboratory technology is currently the third largest health profession in Canada but those who work in it remain largely invisible, both to the public and in the literature. In Labour in the Laboratory Peter Twohig examines the origins of the laboratory workforce in the Maritime provinces and rethinks the broader history of the twentieth-century Canadian hospital."--BOOK JACKET.

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