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The tyranny of health : doctors and the regulation of lifestyle

Author: Michael Fitzpatrick
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
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This book exposes the dangers of the explosion of health awareness for both patients and doctors. The author argues that we need to establish a clear boundary between the worlds of medicine and  Read more...

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Fitzpatrick, Michael, 1950-
Tyranny of health.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001
(DLC) 00042470
(OCoLC)44266369
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Fitzpatrick
ISBN: 020317173X 9780203171738 0203129261 9780203129265 0415235715 9780415235716 0415235723 9780415235723
OCLC Number: 49414947
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 196 pages)
Contents: Health scares and moral panics --
The regulation of lifestyle --
Screening --
The politics of health promotion --
The expansion of health --
The personal is the medical --
The crisis of modern medicine.
Responsibility: Michael Fitzpatric.

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'A thrilling account of the problems encountered by doctors in present-day medical practice ... highly recommended to be read also by nurses.' - Nursing Ethics 2003, 10 (3)

 
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