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Doing better and feeling worse : health in the United States / edited by John H. Knowles ; essays by Ivan L. Bennett, Jr. [and others].


1st ed.. New York : Norton, [1977] .
ISBN 0393064190, 9780393064230, 0393064239, 9780393064193

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Other Authors Knowles, John H.
Subjects Delivery of Health Care -- United States.
Gezondheidszorg.
Medical care -- United States.
Medical care.
Medicine -- United States.
Medicine.
Médecine -- États-Unis.
Public health -- United States.
Public health.
Santé publique -- États-Unis.
Soins médicaux -- États-Unis.
United States.
Description viii, 287 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1977]
©1977
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The medicalization and demedicalization of American society / Renee C. Fox -- Health and society: some ethical imperatives / Daniel Callahan -- On the science and technology of medicine / Lewis Thomas -- Therapeutic choice and moral doubt in a technological age / Stanley Joel Reiser -- The responsibility of the individual / John H. Knowles -- The challenge of primary care / David E. Rogers -- Doing better and feeling worse: the political pathology of health policy / Aaron Wildavsky -- Technology as a shaping force / Ivan L. Bennett, Jr. -- Evaluating the physician and his technology / Walsh McDermott -- Health and the search for new knowledge / Donald S. Frederickson -- Medical education in the United States / Robert H. Ebert -- The provider, the government, and the consumer / Merlin K. Duval -- Institutional organization, incentives, and change / Ernest W. Saward -- Health services, power centers, and decision-making mechanisms / Eli Ginzberg -- The financing of health care / Herbert E. Klarman -- The search for care / Leon Eisenberg -- The needs of children / Julius B. Richmond -- Mental health: progress and problems / Philip Berger, Beatrix Hamburg, and David Hamburg.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2837342
(OCoLC)ocm02837342
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