Diagnosis, Therapy, and Evidence: Conundrums in Modern American Medicine
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Diagnosis, Therapy, and Evidence: Conundrums in Modern American Medicine

by Gerald N. Grob, Allan V. Horwitz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0813546729

ISBN-13: 9780813546728

Pub. Date: 11/13/2009

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Employing historical and contemporary data and case studies, the authors also examine tonsillectomy, cancer, heart disease, anxiety, and depression, and identify differences between rhetoric and reality and the weaknesses in diagnosis and treatment.

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Employing historical and contemporary data and case studies, the authors also examine tonsillectomy, cancer, heart disease, anxiety, and depression, and identify differences between rhetoric and reality and the weaknesses in diagnosis and treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813546728
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
11/13/2009
Series:
Rutgers Series in Critical Issues in Health and Medicine
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface List of Abbreviations Chapter 1 Rhetoric and Reality in Modern American Medicine Chapter 2 Medical Rivalry and Etiological Speculation Chapter 3 How Theory Makes Bad Practice Chapter 4 How Science Tries to Explain Deadly Diseases Chapter 5 Transforming Amorphous Stress into Discrete Disorders Chapter 6 Creating Consensus From Diagnostic Confusion Chapter 7 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Where Do We Go From Here?

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