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Author Bortz, Walter M.

Title Next medicine : the science and civics of health / Walter M. Bortz II.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  362.1097 B64    Check Shelf
Description xxiii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-229) and index.
Contents Medicine's mission -- Symptoms -- Medicine's historical foundations -- The practice of medicine and the rise of the technological imperative -- Diagnosing current medicine -- Current medicine's treatment : next medicine -- The science of health -- Unweaving health -- Tons to ounces : repair to prevention -- Healthier living and aging : mens sana in corpore sano -- Closing the loop : healthy death -- Framing next medicine -- Next medicine in situ : healthier communities.
Subject Medical care -- United States.
Medical technology -- United States.
Health care reform -- United States.
Medicine, Preventive -- United States.
Delivery of Health Care -- trends -- United States.
Biomedical Technology -- trends -- United States.
Health Care Reform -- United States.
Preventive Medicine -- trends -- United States.
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