The United States Children's Bureau and pediatric medicine

A retrospective analysis

Janet Golden, Jeffrey P Brosco

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Abstract

This year marks the centennial of the founding of the United States Children's Bureau. A remarkable agency, directed by women in its early years, the bureau played a major role in studying and lowering infant mortality. Medical historians Janet Golden and Jeffrey Brosco provide an overview of its history, and of why it had an oftentimes stormy relationship with organized medicine, sometimes including pediatrics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)993-995
Number of pages3
JournalPediatrics
Volume130
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012

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The United States Children's Bureau and pediatric medicine : A retrospective analysis. / Golden, Janet; Brosco, Jeffrey P.

In: Pediatrics, Vol. 130, No. 6, 01.12.2012, p. 993-995.

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