Princeton University Library Catalog

American medicine and the public interest : updated edition with a new introduction / Rosemary Stevens.

Author:
Stevens, Rosemary [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Berkeley : University of California Press, c1998.
Description:
xxxv, 578 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Originally published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1971.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Pt. I. The Professional Setting. 1. From Colonial Times to the Civil War: The First Two Hundred and Fifty Years. 2. Egalitarianism in Medicine and the Challenge of Specialism, 1860-1900. 3. Reform Achieved: The AMA and Medical Education, 1890-1914 -- Pt. II. Formal Recognition of the Specialties, 1900-1930. 4. Surgeons, Physicians, and General Practitioners: The Rebirth of the College System, 1900-1916. 5. Delineation of a Specialty: Ophthalmology, Optometry, and the First Specialty Board. 6. The American Medical Association and Specialization. 7. The Public Interest and the Profession. 8. The Specialists and Professional Regulation -- Pt. III. The Specialties Come of Age, 1930-1950. 9. Medical Specialization and Medical Care: Prospects of Organizational Change. 10. Who Should Control Specialization? 11. Specialties and Specialty Boards: The Defining Process. 12. The Boards As a System. 13. Medical Care in the 1940s -- Pt. IV. Professional Structures Reexamined.
  • 14. Specialization and the General Practitioner. 15. Pressures for New Specialty Boards: A Process of Fragmentation. 16. Professionalism and the Medical School. 17. Graduate Medical Education -- Pt. V. The Medical Profession and Medical Care. 18. Medicine and the Public Voice: The Financing of Medical Care. 19. Shoring up the System: Medicare. 20. Medicaid: Promise and Experience. 21. The Federal Government and the Health Care System. 22. American Medicine and the Public Interest.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0520210093 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
97024102
RCP:
C - S