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The Resource Medicines and society : patients, professionals and the dominance of pharmaceuticals, Nicky Britten

Medicines and society : patients, professionals and the dominance of pharmaceuticals, Nicky Britten

Label
Medicines and society : patients, professionals and the dominance of pharmaceuticals
Title
Medicines and society
Title remainder
patients, professionals and the dominance of pharmaceuticals
Statement of responsibility
Nicky Britten
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Britten places medicines in their social context, and considers the range of influences on prescribing, and the sociology of health and illness. Exploring issues such as 'the meaning of medicines' and 'alternative treatments', the book provides a balanced view of the benefits and harms of medicines
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Britten, Nicky
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chemotherapy
  • Patient participation
  • Drug Therapy
  • Patient Participation
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations
  • Socioeconomic Factors
Label
Medicines and society : patients, professionals and the dominance of pharmaceuticals, Nicky Britten
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-202) 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
  • List of Tables and Boxes
  • Pt. I.
  • Introduction
  • 1.
  • Introduction: Medicines in Time and Space.
  • p. 3
  • Pt. II.
  • Lifeworld Perspectives
  • 2.
  • Self-care and Complementary Therapies.
  • p. 25
  • 3.
  • Medicines in the Lifeworld.
  • p. 45
  • Pt. III.
  • System Perspectives
  • 4.
  • Development and Licensing of Medicines.
  • p. 67
  • 5.
  • Information about Medicines.
  • p. 87
  • 6.
  • Prescribing.
  • p. 106
  • Pt. IV.
  • Interface between System and Lifeworld
  • 7.
  • Patient-Professional Communication.
  • p. 129
  • 8.
  • Collective Action.
  • p. 152
  • Pt. V.
  • Conclusion
  • 9.
  • Balance between System and Lifeworld.
  • p. 177
  • References.
  • p. 191
  • Index.
  • p. 203
Control code
ocn226308077
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 205 p.
Isbn
9780230205109
Lccn
2008015878
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Medicines and society : patients, professionals and the dominance of pharmaceuticals, Nicky Britten
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-202) 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
  • List of Tables and Boxes
  • Pt. I.
  • Introduction
  • 1.
  • Introduction: Medicines in Time and Space.
  • p. 3
  • Pt. II.
  • Lifeworld Perspectives
  • 2.
  • Self-care and Complementary Therapies.
  • p. 25
  • 3.
  • Medicines in the Lifeworld.
  • p. 45
  • Pt. III.
  • System Perspectives
  • 4.
  • Development and Licensing of Medicines.
  • p. 67
  • 5.
  • Information about Medicines.
  • p. 87
  • 6.
  • Prescribing.
  • p. 106
  • Pt. IV.
  • Interface between System and Lifeworld
  • 7.
  • Patient-Professional Communication.
  • p. 129
  • 8.
  • Collective Action.
  • p. 152
  • Pt. V.
  • Conclusion
  • 9.
  • Balance between System and Lifeworld.
  • p. 177
  • References.
  • p. 191
  • Index.
  • p. 203
Control code
ocn226308077
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 205 p.
Isbn
9780230205109
Lccn
2008015878
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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