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Modern Medicine: Lay Perspectives And Experiences

Modern Medicine: Lay Perspectives And Experiences (Paperback)

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Do lay people view modern medicine as a fountain of hope or a font of despair? What are their experiences of modern medical care and technology, and how do their views and experiences differ across different social groups? Combining theoretical insights with a range of qualitative and ethnographic research, this volume examines lay experiences and evaluation of medicines and drugs, chronic illness and life-saving technology, and reproductive technologies. It also considers the growing popularity of complementary therapies as a potential challenge to orthodox medicine.

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyPopular medicine & healthMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHealth systems & servicesMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesPublic health & preventive medicineMedical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesNursing Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 28/02/1996 ISBN-13: 9781857283181  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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