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The trouble with medicine : preserving the trust between patients and doctors

Author: Merrilyn Walton
Publisher: St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the changes in medical practice, such as the effects of entrepreneurial medicine, pharmaceutical and other overservicing, and the potential for incompetence, misconduct, abuse and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merrilyn Walton
ISBN: 1864484713 9781864484717
OCLC Number: 316441621
Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgementsPart 1--Medicine today1 Why is medicine in trouble?2 Conflicts of interestPart 2--Troublespots3 The business of medicine4 Sexual misconduct5 Scientific misconduct6 Doctors and their drugs7 Transmission of infections8 The incompetent doctorPart 3--Where to go from here?9 How patients are protected now10 What can we do?NotesSelected further readingIndex
Responsibility: Merrilyn Walton.

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