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Author Menzel, Paul T., 1942-

Title Strong medicine : the ethical rationing of health care / Paul T. Menzel
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1990


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Description xv, 234 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Could an economist take the Hippocratic oath? -- Presuming a patient's consent to risk -- Consent and the pricing of life -- Costs of lifesaving -- Measuring quality of life -- Innocence of birth -- Poor and the puzzle of equality -- Real competition -- Malpractice and the costs of complaint -- Raising transplants -- Duty to die cheaply
Analysis Health services Ethics
United States
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-225)
Subject Cost control.
Health care rationing -- United States.
Health planning -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Medical economics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medical ethics.
Health Care Rationing.
Cost Control.
Ethics, Medical.
Health Policy -- economics.
Health Services -- economics.
Medical policy -- Economic aspects
Public health -- Economic aspects
United States.
United States.
LC no. 89016007
ISBN 0195057104 (alk. paper)