Medicine at the Crossroads: The Crisis in Health Care

Pantheon Books, 1 jan. 1993 - 298 pagina's
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We are on the verge of discovering the genetic sources for many diseases, and there are treatments so precise as to make "side effects" obsolete. And yet medicine's own health and future have never been so precarious. Noted physician Melvin Konner offers a new way of thinking about medicine, about what it can offer us, and what it needs to give us. Companion to a 4-part PBS series.

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A must-read book. Konner, an anthropologist and a doctor, makes a powerful case for a Canadian-like Single-payer national health care system in this country. But the book is more than just a powerful ... Volledige recensie lezen


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Over de auteur (1993)

Melvin Konner is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology and an associate professor and neurology at Emory University. A Fellow o f the American Association for the Advancement of Science, he lives in Atlanta.

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