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Research Opportunities in Primary Care

1st Edition

Yvonne Carter, Kate Thomas
January 01, 1960

'Medical technology is beneficial for well researched dangerous diseases. However, most symptoms that people bring to their primary care physician have no single clearly identifiable cause: investigations and drugs do more harm than good - and also waste resources - ' - Wilfrid Treasure Diagnosis...

Primary Care: Understanding Health Need and Demand

1st Edition

Anne Rogers, Heather Eliott
January 01, 1960

'How many general practitioners ended up in their roles thanks to a faint breeze nudging them in a given direction? How many successes resulted from failure? Some of the most successful practices were built up from nothing, and some of the happiest doctors spent time not being doctors. Despite the...

Making Choices for Healthcare

1st Edition

Frank Honigsbaum, Stefan Holmstrom, Johann Calltorp
January 01, 1960

This book is based on the seminar held over two days at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham. It discusses how countries, namely Oregon, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom find ways of setting priorities in health care....

Evidence-Based and Cost-Effective Medicine for the Uninitiated

1st Edition

David B. Cooper
January 01, 1960

The use of home detoxification enables health care workers to avoid episodes of in-patient care, with its inherent high costs and secondary problems of label attachment and possible stigmatization. Patients, their carers (professional, voluntary and domestic), families and friends all involved in...

The Collected Letters of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Volume 2

1st Edition


January 01, 1941

This volume (the 2nd of a series of 19) contains 21 letters written between 1676 and 1679. Every volume in the series contains the texts in the original Dutch and an English translation. The great range of subjects studied by Van Leeuwenhoek is reflected in these letters: instruments to measure...

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