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The Resource Ordinary medicine : extraordinary treatments, longer lives, and where to draw the line, Sharon R. Kaufman

Ordinary medicine : extraordinary treatments, longer lives, and where to draw the line, Sharon R. Kaufman

Label
Ordinary medicine : extraordinary treatments, longer lives, and where to draw the line
Title
Ordinary medicine
Title remainder
extraordinary treatments, longer lives, and where to draw the line
Statement of responsibility
Sharon R. Kaufman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
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Kaufman, Sharon R
Dewey number
362.10973
Index
index present
LC call number
RA395.A3
LC item number
K385 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Critical global health
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical care
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical care, Cost of
  • Longevity
Label
Ordinary medicine : extraordinary treatments, longer lives, and where to draw the line, Sharon R. Kaufman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Diagnosing Twenty-First-Century health care -- The quandary and unexamined ordinariness of Twenty-First-Century medicine -- Ordinary medicine in our aging society: the dilemma of longevity -- The chain of health care drivers -- The medical-industrial complex I: evidence-based medicine, the biomedical -- Economy, and the ascendance of clinical trials -- The medical-industrial complex II: access, industry, and the clinical trials -- Phenomenon -- "Reimbursement is critical for everything": medicare and the ethics of managing life -- Medicine's changing means and ends -- Standard and necessary treatments: the changing means and ends of technology -- Family matters: kidneys and new forms of care -- Influencing the character of the future: prognosis, risk, and time left -- For whose benefit? Our shared quandary -- Toward a new social contract?
Control code
1607280
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 314 pages
Isbn
9780822359029
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014043465
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1607280
  • (OCoLC)885231632
Label
Ordinary medicine : extraordinary treatments, longer lives, and where to draw the line, Sharon R. Kaufman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Diagnosing Twenty-First-Century health care -- The quandary and unexamined ordinariness of Twenty-First-Century medicine -- Ordinary medicine in our aging society: the dilemma of longevity -- The chain of health care drivers -- The medical-industrial complex I: evidence-based medicine, the biomedical -- Economy, and the ascendance of clinical trials -- The medical-industrial complex II: access, industry, and the clinical trials -- Phenomenon -- "Reimbursement is critical for everything": medicare and the ethics of managing life -- Medicine's changing means and ends -- Standard and necessary treatments: the changing means and ends of technology -- Family matters: kidneys and new forms of care -- Influencing the character of the future: prognosis, risk, and time left -- For whose benefit? Our shared quandary -- Toward a new social contract?
Control code
1607280
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 314 pages
Isbn
9780822359029
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014043465
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1607280
  • (OCoLC)885231632

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