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Remaking the American patient : how Madison Avenue and modern medicine turned patients into consumers

Author: Nancy Tomes
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
Series: Studies in social medicine
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Farewell to the free trade in doctoring -- The high cost of keeping alive -- The new corner store -- The guinea pigs' revolt -- The fourth necessity -- The MDs are off their pedestal -- A big pill to swallow -- The patient must prescribe for the doctor -- Get ready for a new breed of patients -- Shopping mall medicine -- Medicine-chest roulette.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Tomes
ISBN: 9781469622774 1469622777 9781469622781 1469622785
OCLC Number: 958274688
Description: xviii, 538 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm.
Contents: Farewell to the free trade in doctoringThe high cost of keeping alive --
The new corner store --
The guinea pigs' revolt --
The fourth necessity --
The MDs are off their pedestal --
A big pill to swallow --
The patient must prescribe for the doctor --
Get ready for a new breed of patients --
Shopping mall medicine --
Medicine-chest roulette.
Series Title: Studies in social medicine
Responsibility: Nancy Tomes.
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In a work that spans the twentieth century, Nancy Tomes questions the popular - and largely unexamined - idea that in order to get good health care, people must learn to shop for it. Remaking the  Read more...

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