Take Three: The Doctor's Office: Why Wait?

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A brief history of the doctor's office waiting room in the United States, which tracks its origins in the early twentieth century efficiency movement and links its development over time to the shifting values and attitudes towards health care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-255
JournalModern American History
Early online date5 Jul 2019
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2019


  • efficiency
  • waiting rooms
  • 20th Century American History
  • history of medicine
  • productivity


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