An Error in Judgement

The Politics of Medical Care in an Indian/White Community
Author(s): Dara Culhane
Original Publish Date: Aug 01, 2014
Product Number: EB00642445
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780889228634
Publisher: Talonbooks
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In 1979, a Native girl died of a ruptured appendix in an Alert Bay, B.C. hospital. Dara Culhane Speck uses interviews and public records to describe how this small, isolated community took on the local hospital, provincial and federal ministries of health, and national media, because the tragedy's implications reached beyond one child, one physician, one town, even one century.

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