The Resource Medicine, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

Medicine, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

Label
Medicine
Title
Medicine
Statement of responsibility
Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
610
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R130.5
LC item number
.M43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gerdes, Louise I.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Social medicine
  • Medicine
Label
Medicine, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-211) and index
Contents
What challenges confront American medicine? Racism is a serious problem in modern medicine / Kai Wright -- Racism is not a serious problem in modern medicine / Sally Satel -- Medical malpractice litigation threatens American medicine / Sherman Joyce -- Medical malpractice reform will not improve American medicine / Sasha Polakow-Suransky -- Universal health care will reduce the quality of American medicine / Adam P. Summers -- Universal health care is necessary to increase access to quality medicine / Barack Obama -- Inadequate medical care is a serious problem for U.S. soldiers / Anne Hull and Dana Priest -- War's unpredictability explains the challenges faced by U.S. military medical care / Economist. Is alternative medicine better? Alternative medicine is dangerous and scientifically unproven / Clare Bowerman -- Alternative medicine is effective to relieve pain / Kristin Kane and Sharon Liao -- Homeopathy is effective medicine / Robert Ullman and Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman -- Homeopathy is not effective medicine / Edzard Ernst -- Medical marijuana is an effective medicine / Lester Grinspoon -- Medical marijuana is not an effective medicine / Andrea Barthwell. Are new medical technologies and policies beneficial? The human papillomavirus vaccine is a beneficial medical breakthrough / Jonathan L. Temte -- The human papillomavirus vaccine is untested / Arthur Allen -- Embryonic stem cell research may lead to medical advances / Ian Wilmut -- Claims of embryonic stem cell cures are exaggerated / Maureen L. Condic. What is the future of medicine? Intercessory prayer's benefits cannot be measured by science / Tom Ryan -- Intercessory prayer has no medicinal benefits / Bruce L. Flamm -- Genetic testing will save lives / Albert de la Chapelle -- Genetic testing could lead to discrimination / Henry T. Greeley -- Biological and genetic human enhancement will improve human life / Arthur Caplan -- The impact of human enhancement is uncertain / Bryan Appleyard
Control code
ocn162145966
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
222 p.
Isbn
9780737737592
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007031325
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)162145966
Label
Medicine, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-211) and index
Contents
What challenges confront American medicine? Racism is a serious problem in modern medicine / Kai Wright -- Racism is not a serious problem in modern medicine / Sally Satel -- Medical malpractice litigation threatens American medicine / Sherman Joyce -- Medical malpractice reform will not improve American medicine / Sasha Polakow-Suransky -- Universal health care will reduce the quality of American medicine / Adam P. Summers -- Universal health care is necessary to increase access to quality medicine / Barack Obama -- Inadequate medical care is a serious problem for U.S. soldiers / Anne Hull and Dana Priest -- War's unpredictability explains the challenges faced by U.S. military medical care / Economist. Is alternative medicine better? Alternative medicine is dangerous and scientifically unproven / Clare Bowerman -- Alternative medicine is effective to relieve pain / Kristin Kane and Sharon Liao -- Homeopathy is effective medicine / Robert Ullman and Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman -- Homeopathy is not effective medicine / Edzard Ernst -- Medical marijuana is an effective medicine / Lester Grinspoon -- Medical marijuana is not an effective medicine / Andrea Barthwell. Are new medical technologies and policies beneficial? The human papillomavirus vaccine is a beneficial medical breakthrough / Jonathan L. Temte -- The human papillomavirus vaccine is untested / Arthur Allen -- Embryonic stem cell research may lead to medical advances / Ian Wilmut -- Claims of embryonic stem cell cures are exaggerated / Maureen L. Condic. What is the future of medicine? Intercessory prayer's benefits cannot be measured by science / Tom Ryan -- Intercessory prayer has no medicinal benefits / Bruce L. Flamm -- Genetic testing will save lives / Albert de la Chapelle -- Genetic testing could lead to discrimination / Henry T. Greeley -- Biological and genetic human enhancement will improve human life / Arthur Caplan -- The impact of human enhancement is uncertain / Bryan Appleyard
Control code
ocn162145966
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
222 p.
Isbn
9780737737592
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007031325
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)162145966

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