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Author Grob, Gerald N., 1931-
Title Diagnosis, therapy, and evidence : conundrums in modern American medicine / Gerald N. Grob and Allan V. Horwitz
Imprint New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, c2010
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RA418.3.U6 G873 2010    AVAILABLE    30530001076264
Descript xi, 253 p. ; 24 cm
Series Critical issues in health and medicine
Critical issues in health and medicine
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Rhetoric and reality in modern American medicine -- Medical rivalry and etiological speculation : the case of peptic ulcer -- How theory makes bad practice : the case of tonsillectomy -- How science tries to explain deadly diseases : coronary heart disease and cancer -- Transforming amorphous stress into discrete disorders : the case of anxiety -- Depression : creating consensus from diagnostic confusion -- Post-traumatic stress disorder : the result of abnormal environments or abnormal individuals? -- Epilogue : where do we go from here?
Subject Social medicine -- United States
Diseases and history -- United States
Medicine -- trends -- United States
Diagnosis -- United States
Disease -- etiology -- United States
Therapeutics -- trends -- United States
Alt Author Horwitz, Allan V
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