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Overtreated : why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer, Shannon Brownlee

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Overtreated : why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer
Title
Overtreated
Title remainder
why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer
Statement of responsibility
Shannon Brownlee
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A critique of the modern-day American health-care system looks at the potential consequences of overtreatment, revealing how modern medicine provides huge amounts of unnecessary care that is wasteful, expensive, and dangerous to the health of patients
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brownlee, Shannon
Dewey number
362.10973
Index
index present
LC call number
RA395.A3
LC item number
B785 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2007 K-572
  • WB 330
NLM item number
B8853o 2007
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical care
  • Medical care
  • Drug Utilization
  • Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
  • Health Care Costs
  • Process Assessment (Health Care)
  • United States
  • Medical care
  • Medical care
  • United States
  • Medical care
  • Medical care
Label
Overtreated : why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer, Shannon Brownlee
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Broken hearts
  • 5.
  • The desperate cure
  • 6.
  • The limits of seeing
  • 7.
  • The persuaders
  • 8.
  • Money, drugs, and lies
  • 9.
  • Introduction
  • The doctor isn't in
  • 10.
  • Less is more
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Index
  • 1.
  • Too much medicine
  • 2.
  • The most dangerous place
  • 3.
  • Your local hospital
  • 4.
Control code
ocn137325161
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781582345802
Lccn
2007021968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o137325161
  • (OCoLC)137325161
Label
Overtreated : why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer, Shannon Brownlee
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Broken hearts
  • 5.
  • The desperate cure
  • 6.
  • The limits of seeing
  • 7.
  • The persuaders
  • 8.
  • Money, drugs, and lies
  • 9.
  • Introduction
  • The doctor isn't in
  • 10.
  • Less is more
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Index
  • 1.
  • Too much medicine
  • 2.
  • The most dangerous place
  • 3.
  • Your local hospital
  • 4.
Control code
ocn137325161
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781582345802
Lccn
2007021968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o137325161
  • (OCoLC)137325161

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