Medicine And Society: Clinical Decisions And Societal Values, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Medicine And Society

Clinical Decisions And Societal Values, 1st Edition

Edited by Eli Ginzberg


153 pages

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This book, based on the Third Conference on Health Policy, is derived from those discussions that identified as a fundamental issue the translation of societal values into health care objectives and the formulation of mechanisms by which these objectives could guide the clinical decision-making.

Table of Contents

1. The Setting 2. A Twentieth Century Retrospective 3. Allocating Health Care Resources: How Can We Ensure Access to Essential Care? 4. Alternative Treatments and Outcomes for Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases 5. A Catastrophic Disease Perspective on Organ Transplantation 6. Aging Reconsidered: Emerging Research and Policy Issues 7. The New Genetics and the Future Practice of Medicine 8. Themes and Policies

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General