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Diagnosis, therapy, and evidence : conundrums in modern American medicine

Author: Gerald N Grob; Allan V Horwitz
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010.
Series: Critical issues in health and medicine.
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Employing historical and contemporary data and case studies, this title examines tonsillectomy, cancer, heart disease, anxiety, and depression, and identify differences between rhetoric and reality  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Grob, Gerald N., 1931-
Diagnosis, therapy, and evidence.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2010
(DLC) 2009008097
(OCoLC)311060181
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald N Grob; Allan V Horwitz
ISBN: 9780813548128 0813548128
OCLC Number: 593295655
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 253 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Rhetoric and reality in modern American medicine --
Medical rivalry and etiological speculation : the case of peptic ulcer --
How theory makes bad practice : the case of tonsillectomy --
How science tries to explain deadly diseases : coronary heart disease and cancer --
Transforming amorphous stress into discrete disorders : the case of anxiety --
Depression : creating consensus from diagnostic confusion --
Post-traumatic stress disorder : the result of abnormal environments or abnormal individuals? --
Where do we go from here?
Series Title: Critical issues in health and medicine.
Responsibility: Gerald N. Grob and Allan V. Horwitz.

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