Dissecting American Health Care
by Douglas Kamerow
Publisher: RTI Press 2011
Number of pages: 167
The intersection of health care, politics, and policy is a controversial one, and this book of lively essays takes on many of today's hot health topics: alternative medicine, health care reform, screening mammograms, taxes to change behavior, gun control, and many more.
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- World Health Organization
WHO is launching a global report on chronic diseases, which presents the latest scientific information and makes the case for increased and urgent action for chronic disease prevention and control. The report reviews the burden of chronic diseases.
by Mark V. Pauly - Hoover Institution Press
The author offers a detailed look at the individual insurance market in the US. He explains how it works, suggests improvements that build on what currently works well, and provides a realistic assessment of how much improvement we can expect.
by I. Evans, H. Thornton, I. Chalmers, P. Glasziou - Pinter & Martin
How do we know whether a particular treatment really works? How do we ensure that research into medical treatments best meets the needs of patients? These are just a few of the questions addressed in a lively and informative way in this book.
by Maureen I. Harris - National Diabetes Data Group
A compilation and assessment of epidemiologic, public health, and clinical data on diabetes and its complications. The book serves as a reliable scientific resource for assessing the scope and impact of diabetes and its complications.