History and Health Policy in the United States
Putting the Past Back inUnknown - 2006
In our rapidly advancing scientific and technological world, many take great pride and comfort in believing that we are on the threshold of new ways of thinking, living, and understanding ourselves. But despite dramatic discoveries that appear in every way to herald the future, legacies still carry great weight. Even in swiftly developing fields such as health and medicine, most systems and policies embody a sequence of earlier ideas and preexisting patterns. In History and Health Policy in the United States, seventeen leading scholars of history, the history of medicine, bioethics.
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2006.
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource (ix, 364 pages) : illustrations.
Alternative Title: History & health policy in the United States
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