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Author Illich, Ivan, 1926-2002, author

Title Limits to medicine : medical nemesis : the expropriation of health / Ivan Illich
Edition [New edition]
Published Harmondsworth ; New York : Penguin, 1977
London : Marion Boyars, 1976
©1976

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Description viii, 294 pages ; 22 cm
Series Pelican books
Pelican books.
Contents PART I : Clinical Iatrogenesis -- 1 : The Epidemics of Modern Medicine -- PART II : Social Iatrogenesis -- 2 : The Medicalization of Life -- PART III : Cultural Iatrogenesis -- Introduction -- 3 : The Killing of Pain -- 4 : The Invention and Elimination of Disease -- 5 : Death Against Death -- PART IV : The Politics of Health -- 6 : Specific Counterproductivity -- 7 : Political Countermeasures -- 8 : The Recovery of Health
Analysis Medicine Social aspects
Notes Also published: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1977
Originally published under title: Medical nemesis: the expropriation of health, in 'Ideas in progress' a series of working papers, January 1975
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes indexes
Subject Iatrogenic diseases.
Life -- Origin.
Medicine -- Philosophy.
Medical care.
Social medicine.
Delivery of Health Care [MESH]
Ethics.
Ethics, Medical [MESH]
Iatrogenic Disease [MESH]
Medicine [MESH]
Philosophy, Medical [MESH]
Quality of Health Care [MESH]
Social Medicine [MESH]
Delivery of Health Care.
Iatrogenic Disease.
Philosophy, Medical.
Author Illich, Ivan, 1926-2002.
Illich, Ivan, 1926-2002. Medical nemesis
LC no. 78315129
ISBN 0140220097 (Penguin)
0714525138 (Boyars)
Other Titles Medical nemesis
Medical nemesis