Medicalization as a Moral Problem for Preventive Medicine
Bioethics 1999 April; 13(2): 89-113
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Verweij, Marcel (1999-04)Preventive medicine is sometimes criticised as it contributes to medicalization of normal life. The concept 'medicalization' has been introducted by Zola to refer to processes in which the labels 'health' and 'ill' are ...
Verweij, Marcel (2009-06)One of the societal problems in a new influenza pandemic will be how to use the scarce medical resources that are available for prevention and treatment, and what medical, epidemiological and ethical justifications can be ...