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Strong Medicine

The Ethical Rationing of Health Care

Strong Medicine( )
Author: Menzel, Paul T.
Publication Date:Jan 1990
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.95
Book Description:

In one form or another, health care now gets rationed. Not everything beneficial is done for every patient. For the individual the consequences are sometimes tragic. Rationing decisions thus raise a classic dilemma: how can we treat with dignity and genuine respect the person who gets short-changed by an efficient policy that seems best overall? Strong Medicine argues that we can, if those policies represent the hard trade-off preferences of patients controlling resources for their...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Ethics
Medical / Health Policy
Medical / General
Business & Economics / Accounting / Managerial
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.38 x 9.56 x 0.988 Inches
Book Weight:1.211 Pounds

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