The Right Medicine: How to Make Health Care Reform Work Today

The Right Medicine: How to Make Health Care Reform Work Today

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461267010
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 10/11/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: The Health Care Crisis. Health Care Overview. Cardiovascular Disease: A Case Study. Cancer-Denying Reality. The Crisis in Elder Care. Section II: Restructuring the Health Care System. Health Promotion-Medicine that Works. Palliative Medicine. Primary Care. Community Wellness Centers. Section III: Restructuring the American Lifestyle. Tobacco-The Number One Killer. Alcohol-A Devastating Pleasure. The Deadly American Diet. Violence and Firearms. Media. Health and Nonrenewable Energy. Section IV: The Costs and Benefits of Reform. The Costs and Benefits of Real Reform. Worker's Compensation. Research. Malpractice. Alternative Therapies.

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