What Is Unnecessary Surgery? Who Shall Decide? Issues of Consumer Sovereignty, Conflict and Self Regulation
Shacht, Paul J.
Social Science and Medicine 1985; 20(3): 199-206
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What Is Unnecessary Surgery? Who Shall Decide? Issues of Consumer Sovereignty, Conflict and Self Regulation Schacht, Paul J.; Pemberton, Alec (1985)The polemical debate over unnecessary surgery has often neglected fundamental questions of what is or is not necessary surgery in favor of economic and policy concerns. This essay by Schacht and Pemberton has a two-fold ...
Levitt, Mairi (2001-12)OBJECTIVES: The development of predictive genetic tests provides a new area where consumers can gain knowledge of their health status and commercial opportunities. "Over-the-counter" or mail order genetic tests are most ...