Doctoring : the nature of primary care medicine / Eric J. Cassell.

American medicine attracts some of the brightest and most motivated people the country has to offer, and it boasts the most advanced medical technology in the world, a wondrous parade of machines and techniques such as PET scans, MRI, angioplasty, endoscopy, bypasses, organ transplants, and much mor...

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Main Author: Cassell, Eric J., 1928-2021
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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Summary:American medicine attracts some of the brightest and most motivated people the country has to offer, and it boasts the most advanced medical technology in the world, a wondrous parade of machines and techniques such as PET scans, MRI, angioplasty, endoscopy, bypasses, organ transplants, and much more besides. And yet, writes Eric Cassell, what started out early in the century as the exciting conquest of disease, has evolved into an overly expensive, over technologized, uncaring medicine, poorly suited to the health care needs of a society marked by an aging population and a predominance of chr.
Item Description:Originally published: 1997.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiii, 206 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780198027294
019802729X
9781282384361
1282384368