Medical Work in America: Essays on Health Care

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Medical Work in America: Essays on Health Care
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In this collection of essays, the distinguished medical sociologist Eliot Freidson examines the current status of the American medical profession. Showing that present-day health care policies and increasingly restrictive health insurance contracts adversely affect both doctor-patient and colleague relationships, Freidson offers a number of controversial proposals designed to avoid dehumanization of patients while reducing costs.
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9780300041583
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Paperback
Publication Date: 
September 10, 1989