Red medicine: Socialized health in Soviet Russia,


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First published in 1933, this book presents an outline of medical organisation in Soviet Russia. It looks at how in Soviet Russia, the health of an individual was the concern of society as a whole and at how the state aimed to provide preventive and curative medical care for every man, woman, and child within its borders. The volume gives a background to contemporary life in the U.S.S.R. before focusing on health and medical considerations and treatment. It will not only be of interest to those in medical arenas, but also historians of both medicine and the U.S.S.R.