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Medicine and culture

varieties of treatment in the United States, England, West Germany, and France

by Lynn Payer

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Published by Henry Holt and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social medicine -- Europe.,
    • Social medicine -- United States.,
    • Physician and patient -- Europe.,
    • Physician and patient -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLynn Payer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA418.3.E85 P39 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 204 p. ;
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL989211M
      ISBN 100805048030
      LC Control Number96027481

      Introduction. Traditional Chinese medicine (Simplified: 中医学; Traditional: 中醫學; Pinyin: zhōngyī xué) is the name commonly given to a range of traditional medical practices used in China that have developed over the course of several thousand years of history. It is one of the most important forms of Oriental medicine, a term which.   A classic comparative study of medicine and national culture, Medicine and Culture shows us that while doctors regard themselves as servants of science, they are often prisoners of custom. The United States, England, Germany, and France have equivalent life expectancy rates, yet medical treatment differs enormously from country to country. A new Author: Lynn Payer.

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