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Title:
The truth about health care : why reform is not working in America
Author:
Mechanic, David, 1936-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
xi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Is reform possible?: the need for change and forces against it -- What is disease and what should we treat? -- Saving lives individually or in populations -- The murky challenge of mental health -- The activated patient and the doctors' dilemma -- The neglect of long-term care -- The quest for quality -- Setting fair limits -- Restoring trust in the health system -- The challenge of change -- Steps in our health future.
ISBN:
9780813538877
Format :
Book