Medical Technology in Japan: The Politics of Regulation

Medical Technology in Japan: The Politics of Regulation

by Christa Altenstetter


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412854610
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/30/2014
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Christa Altenstetter is professor of political science, deputy executive officer, and director of the European Union Studies Center at the City University of New York Graduate Center. She is the author of Medical Devices.

Table of Contents

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1 Introduction
2 Knowledge, Analyses, and Experiences
3 Medical Technology Regulation
4 The Pharmaceutical Affairs Law (PAL)
5 Responses to Global Pressures
6 Organizational Reform and Government Responsibilities
7 Advisory Committees, Science, and Reimbursement
8 Initiatives, Operations, and Processes
9 Realities of Clinical Medicine

Summary and Concluding Comments



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