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Who shall live? : health, economics, and social choice

Author: Victor R Fuchs
Publisher: Singapore ; London : World Scientific, 2006.
Series: Economic ideas leading to the 21st century, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded editionView all editions and formats
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In this work, the author aims to help readers understand the problems every nation faces in trying to allocate health resources efficiently and equitably. Six complementary papers deal with national  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor R Fuchs
ISBN: 9789810241834 9810241836
OCLC Number: 1107121728
Notes: This ed. originally published: 1998.
Description: xxiv, 278 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Problems and choices; who shall live?; the physician - the captain of the team; the hospital - the house of hope; drugs - the key to modern medicine; paying for medical carel health and social choice; what every philosopher should know about health economics; poverty and health - asking the right questions; from Bismarck to Woodcock - the "irrational" pursuit of national health insurance; national health insurance revisited; the Clinton plan - a researcher examines reform; economics, values and health care reform.
Series Title: Economic ideas leading to the 21st century, v. 3.
Responsibility: Victor R. Fuchs.

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