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Out of practice : fighting for primary care medicine in America

Author: Frederick M Barken
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, 2011
Series: Culture and politics of health care work
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Confronting our failing primary health care system, finding solutions in stronger doctor-patient relationships.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Out of practice.
Ithaca : ILR Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010041490
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick M Barken
ISBN: 9780801449765 0801449766 9780801460609 0801460603
OCLC Number: 897045797
Awards: Winner of A Library Journal Best Book of 2011 in Consumer He.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 244 p.)
Contents: Introduction : the doctor is out --
A first visit with the doctor --
Tell him not to drive --
Polypharmacy : the problem with pills --
Poly-doctoring : a doctor for every disease --
A bubble off --
On the road again --
The supply side --
All in the family --
Practice/malpractice --
You get what you pay for
Series Title: Culture and politics of health care work
Responsibility: Frederick M. Barken

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"This book comes during a critical time of health reform when over 30 million newly insured persons will have greater access to care, but may be unable to find a primary care provider. Dr. Frederick Read more...

 
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