Medicine And Society : Clinical Decisions And Societal Values book cover
1st Edition

Medicine And Society
Clinical Decisions And Societal Values

Edited By

Eli Ginzberg

ISBN 9780367155469
Published December 17, 2020 by Routledge
165 Pages

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Book Description

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

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