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Professional health regulation in the public interest : international perspectives

Author: John Martyn Chamberlain; Mike Dent; Mike Saks
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2018.
Series: Sociology of health professions: future international directions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bringing together leading academics worldwide, this collection compares and critically examines the ways in which different countries are regulating healthcare in general, and health professions in particular, in the interest of users and the wider public.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Professional health regulation in the public interest.
Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1013504924
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Martyn Chamberlain; Mike Dent; Mike Saks
ISBN: 9781447332275 144733227X 9781447335337 1447335333 9781447335344 1447335341
OCLC Number: 1040693777
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 274 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction: professional health regulation in the public interest --
2. Health care governance, user involvement and medical regulation in Europe --
3. The informalisation of professional-patient interactions and the consequences for regulation in the United Kingdom --
4. The regulation of health care in Scandavia: professional, the public interest and trust --
5. Medical regulation for the public interest in the United Kingdom --
6. Regulating the regulators: the rise of the United Kingdom Professional Standards Authority --
7. Regulation and Russian medicine: whither medical professionalisation? --
8. Patterns of medical oversight and regulation in Canada --
9. Let the consumer beware: maintenance of licensure and certification in the United States --
10. Governing complementary and alternative medicine(CAM) in Brazil and Portugal: implications for CAM professionals and the public --
11. Birth of the hydra-headed monster: a unique antipodean model of health workforce governance --
12. Health complaints entities in Australia and New Zealand: serving the public interest? --
13. Trust and regulation of health systems: insights from India.
Series Title: Sociology of health professions: future international directions.
Responsibility: edited by John Martyn Chamberlain, Mike Dent and Mike Saks.

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