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Life without Disease: The Pursuit of Medical Utopia

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Life without Disease: The Pursuit of Medical Utopia
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520221737
ISBN-13: 9780520221734
Number of pages: 190

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An easy and interesting guide to the background and evolution of medical therapy and health care delivery, with an extrapolation to the future. Recommended to anyone concerned with health policy and also to practicing doctors who, immersed in patient care, had better take the time to learn where they fit in the scheme of things.

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