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Serving Medicine: The Nevada State Medical Association and the Politics of Medicine (The Golden Age of Medicine in Nevada, 2)

Posted: 21/12/2012

Since 1945, medicine evolved from the world of the highly regarded general practitioner to the highly technical, sometimes impersonal, world of the specialist. As a result of this change, the Nevada State Medical Association (NSMA) competed with specialty organizations and worked to maintain its ...

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Generalist Medicine and the U.S. Health System

Posted: 21/12/2012

This comprehensive resource illuminates the past, present, and future of generalist medicine. Generalist Medicine and U.S. Health Policy contains new contributions from preeminent authorities and a selection of groundbreaking articles and reports from the past forty years. Generalist Medicine and...

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Private Medicine and Public Health: Profit, Politics, and Prejudice in the American Health Care Enterprise

Posted: 21/12/2012

During the twentieth century, the issue of health care burst out of the private confines of the physician’s office to become a monumental contentious social issue. Giant multinational corporations scooped up proprietary hospitals and nursing homes and assembled them into vast chains crissc...

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Mismanaged Care: How Corporate Medicine Jeopardizes Your Health

Posted: 21/12/2012

The special relationship of trust and openness between doctor and patient has been vital for centuries. But, under the guise of providing affordable healthcare, health maintenance organisations (HMOs) threaten not only quality but the essential doctor/patient bond as well. Government and corporat...

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How to Talk With Your Doctor: The Guide for Patients And Their Physicians Who Want to Reconcile And Use the Best of Conventional And Alternative Medicine

Posted: 21/12/2012

Now more than ever patients are taking control of their own health care, leaving many conventional physicians unsure about their role as dispensers of medical knowledge. More waiting rooms are now filled with highly informed medical consumers seeking to partner with their doctors. They want to ex...

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Tracking Medicine: A Researcher's Quest to Understand Health Care

Posted: 21/12/2012

Written by a groundbreaking figure of modern medical study, Tracking Medicine is an eye-opening introduction to the science of health care delivery, as well as a powerful argument for its relevance in shaping the future of our country. An indispensable resource for those involved in public healt...

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Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer

Posted: 21/12/2012

“My choice for the economics book of the year…it’s the best description I have yet read of a huge economic problem that we know how to solve—but is so often misunderstood.”—David Leonhardt, New York TimesOur health care is staggeringly expensive, yet one ...

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The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care

Posted: 21/12/2012

A groundbreaking prescription for health care reform--from a legendary leader in innovation . . . Our health care system is in critical condition. Each year, fewer Americans can afford it, fewer businesses can provide it, and fewer government programs can promise it for future generatio...

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The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

Posted: 21/12/2012

In his latest bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives and how we can deal with it.The modern world has given us stupendous know-how. Yet avoidable failures continue to plague us in health care, government, the law, the financi...

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Practical Handbook of Falcon Husbandry and Medicine

Posted: 21/12/2012

Falcon medicine exists for centuries, but in the past 10-15 years tremendous progress and new development of diseases and treatment methods have been made. It has always been a challenge to treat these beautiful birds of prey and the challenge continues until now. Falcons, falconry and falcon med...

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