Life without Disease: The Pursuit of Medical Utopia
by William B. Schwartz
Publisher: University of California Press 1998
Number of pages: 190
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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