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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by William B. Schwartz - University of California Press
An easy guide to the background 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 can learn where they fit in the scheme of things.
by M. Osterweis, A. Kleinman, D. Mechanic - National Academies Press
This volume covers the epidemiology and physiology of pain; psychosocial contributions to pain and illness behavior; promising ways of assessing and measuring chronic pain; clinical aspects of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
by Robert Lanza - Booktrope
This book is as bold and ambitious in scope as its title promises. Original essays written by some of the premier scholars of our times examine world health and survival in the 21st century. An awakening perspective from global leaders.
by Daniel M. Fox - University of California Press
During most of this century, American health policy has emphasized caring for acute conditions rather than managing chronic illness. In this book, Daniel Fox offers a forceful argument for fundamental change in national health care priorities.