Provides an overview of healthcare spending and the cost-containment mechanisms that have lead to an increasingly corporate style of healthcare in the US. It also looks at what happens to doctor-patient relationships in a managed care system and how good doctor-patient relationships could contribute to health promotion and to social capital. The book concludes with policy implications, including the applicability of lessons to other areas, such as environmental protection and policing.Code of Medical Ethics Current Opinions and Annotations, 10.02. Chicago: AMA Press, 2002. 11 Although M. Benjamina#39;s work is useful ... West Publishing Co., 1990, p. 1233. 13 S. Ewen. PR! A Social History of Spin. New York: Basic Books, anbsp;...
|Author||:||Patricia M. L. Illingworth|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2005|