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The Nature of Health

  • Livre Relié
  • 264 Nombre de pages
Addresses a key issue that confronts all industrialised nations: How do we organise healthcare services in accordance with fundame... Lire la suite
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Description

Addresses a key issue that confronts all industrialised nations: How do we organise healthcare services in accordance with fundamental human rights, whilst competing with scientific and technological advances, powerful commercial interests and widespread public ignorance?

Auteur

respectively Physician-in-Chief, Departments of Family and Community Medicine, Rhode Island and the Miriam Hospitals, and Physician Operating Officer, Hillside Avenue Family and Community Medicine, Rhode Island, USA; Writer and Consultant in Strategic Communications

Contenu

What health is not: demented and contracted * The health we have * The health we buy * What we measure is not health * Medications are not health * Medicine is not health either * Science is business, not health * Hancock County * What went wrong and why? * The happy victim * The human tsunami * The reductive trap * The trap is sprung * How longevity kidnapped health * Medical services and communities * The zero sum game * Three people, three aortas * What health is * A fib * What Webster thinks * Old villages, new lives * Toward a social definition of health * Health and community together * Health and fairness * Amish boy * What's next? * Who gets what? * How should it look? * How should we pay for it? * Which doctors?

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Nature of Health
Sous-titre: How America Lost, and Can Regain, a Basic Human Value
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781846192067
ISBN: 978-1-84619-206-7
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Genre: Médecine
nombre de pages: 264
Poids: 590g
Taille: H236mm x B161mm x T23mm
Année: 2007