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Medicine : opposing viewpoints

Author: Laura K Egendorf
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, 2002.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Collected Works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Medicine.
San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002066460
(OCoLC)49559001
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura K Egendorf
OCLC Number: 645914942
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (186 pages) : illustrations.
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: Health maintenance organizations have undermined American medicine / Suzanne Gordon --
Health maintenance organizations have improved American medicine / Thomas W. Hazlett --
Racism is a problem in modern medicine / Sidney D. Watson --
Racism is not a problem in modern medicine / Sally Satel --
Medical errors are a serious problem / Quality Interagency Coordination Task Force --
The frequency of medical errors has been exaggerated / David R. Zimmerman --
Herbal medicine can be safe and effective / Lawrence Tyler --
Herbal medicine is dangerous / David Bloomberg --
Acupuncture is a useful treatment / National Institutes of Health --
The effectiveness of acupuncture has not been proven / Stephen Barrett --
Homeopathy is an effective treatment / Rudolph Ballentine --
Homeopathy does not work / David W. Ramey --
Xenotransplantation can solve the organ shortage / Peggy Slasman --
Xenotransplantation is dangerous / Mark J. Hanson --
Fertility treatments for older women can be problematic / Sarah Scott --
Fertility treatments for older women should not be discouraged / Roger Gosden --
Embryonic stem cell research will save lives / Richard Cohen --
Embryonic stem cell research could have dangerous consequences / William Norman Grigg --
Genetic cures will cause a medical renaissance / G. Terry Sharrer --
The promise of genetic cures has been exaggerated / Tom Bethell --
Spirituality will play a larger role in conventional medicine / Michael S. Goldstein --
Cyberspace is making patients more autonomous / Tom Ferguson --
The traditional physician-patient relationship is becoming obsolete / Kevin W. Wildes.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Laura K. Egendorf, book editor.

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