America's Health Care Crisis: An Editorials on File Book

America's Health Care Crisis: An Editorials on File Book

by Oliver C. Trager
     
 

America's Health Care Crisis is a compact, comprehensive compilation of editorials from the top daily newspapers of North America. This Editorials On File book presents journalistic debate on the wide range of health issues confronting America, including health care reform, medical malpractice, insurance, Medicaid & Medicare, catastrophic health care, suicide & the…  See more details below

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America's Health Care Crisis is a compact, comprehensive compilation of editorials from the top daily newspapers of North America. This Editorials On File book presents journalistic debate on the wide range of health issues confronting America, including health care reform, medical malpractice, insurance, Medicaid & Medicare, catastrophic health care, suicide & the right to die, child health care, family leave, medical ethics, drug prices, hospital standards, mental health, infant mortality, and AIDS. The book is arranged in an easy-to-use, topic-by-topic format. Each section includes a concise summary describing the principal issues and news events as well as their social significance. Authoritative and comprehensive, America's Health Care Crisis is an essential and important reference for students, teachers, scholars and historians. Each Editorials On File book is a compilation of editorials and editorial cartoons. It presents a balanced, accurate cross section of liberal, conservative and moderate positions on a topic. The editorials are selected from more than 150 newspapers in nearly all 50 states, the District of Columbia and eight Canadian provinces. All editorials are reprinted in full, exactly as they appeared in their original newspaper editions. Each subject is introduced by a brief summary of background events to help the researcher place the editorial in context.

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
YA-Reprints of editorials and editorial cartoons from newspapers throughout the nation, organized into four sections-Health Care Reform; Families, Children and Health; Disease in America; and Ethics & the Medical Profession. The selections are placed beneath the appropriate masthead, place of publication, and date. Especially helpful are the broad introductions to each section. Boxed inserts also give background information on specific issues being debated. The index provides access by topic, person, and location. Print size is reduced, but the articles are quite legible.
Booknews
Reprints editorials selected from some 150 newspapers of the US and Canada, presenting a variety of opinions on health care, arranged in sections on health care reform; families, children & health; disease in America; and ethics & the medical profession. The time span represented appears to be from 1988 to 1993. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816029440
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Series:
An Editorials on File Book
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 11.42(h) x (d)

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