The Resource Medicine & culture : varieties of treatment in the United States, England, West Germany, and France, Lynn Payer

Medicine & culture : varieties of treatment in the United States, England, West Germany, and France, Lynn Payer

Label
Medicine & culture : varieties of treatment in the United States, England, West Germany, and France
Title
Medicine & culture
Title remainder
varieties of treatment in the United States, England, West Germany, and France
Statement of responsibility
Lynn Payer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author concludes that medical decisions are often based on cultural biases and philosophies, suggesting a revaluation of American medical practices is warranted
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Payer, Lynn
Index
index present
LC call number
RA418.3.E85
LC item number
P39 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • FF9433
  • WA 31
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social medicine
  • Social medicine
  • Physician and patient
  • Physician and patient
  • Medical consultation
  • Medical consultation
  • Social Medicine
  • Médecine sociale
  • Médecine sociale
  • Relations médecin-patient
  • Relations médecin-patient
  • Consultation médicale
  • Consultation médicale
  • Medical consultation
  • Physician and patient
  • Social medicine
  • Arts-patiënt-relatie
  • Sociale gezondheidszorg
  • Social medicine
  • Social medicine
  • Europe
  • United States
  • Europe
  • United States
Label
Medicine & culture : varieties of treatment in the United States, England, West Germany, and France, Lynn Payer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 157-192
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Is medicine international? -- Culture bias in medical science -- France: Cartesian thinking and the terrain -- West Germany: the lingering influences of Romanticism -- Great Britain: economy, empiricism, and keeping the upper lip stiff -- United States: the virus in the machine -- Plus ça change
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9780805004434
Lccn
87028534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)16900877
Label
Medicine & culture : varieties of treatment in the United States, England, West Germany, and France, Lynn Payer
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 157-192
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Is medicine international? -- Culture bias in medical science -- France: Cartesian thinking and the terrain -- West Germany: the lingering influences of Romanticism -- Great Britain: economy, empiricism, and keeping the upper lip stiff -- United States: the virus in the machine -- Plus ça change
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9780805004434
Lccn
87028534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)16900877

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