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Socioeconomic Characteristics of Medical Practice 1997 (Socioeconomic Characteristics of Medical Practice)

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Published by American Medical Association Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Practice Management & Reimbursement,
  • Practice Of Medicine,
  • Sociology Of Medicine,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11341035M
ISBN 10089970865X
ISBN 109780899708652
OCLC/WorldCa37028629

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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "BP M: 4/96"--Title page verso. "Contains results from the Socioeconomic Monitoring System Spring Survey.". Get this from a library! Socioeconomic characteristics of medical practice, [Martin L Gonzalez; David W Emmons; Center for Health Policy Research (American Medical Association);]. Get this from a library! Socioeconomic characteristics of medical practice, / [Martin L Gonzalez; Center for Health Policy Research (American Medical Association);]. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "AJ M: 4/92"--Title page verso. "Contains results from the Socioeconomic Monitoring System Spring Survey.".

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  There is evidence that socioeconomic status (SES) affects individual’s health outcomes and the health care they receive. People of lower SES are more likely to have worse self-reported health, 5,6 lower life expectancy, 7 and suffer from more chronic conditions when compared with those of higher SES. They also receive fewer diagnostic tests and medications for many chronic . The concept of the “local” practitioner is morphing to a regional, national, and even international model. This presents a formidable test to conventional medical practice. These trends make a compelling case for a “reboot” of medical education and medical practice.   This book presents a comprehensive discussion of classical ideas, core topics, currents and detailed theoretical underpinnings in medical sociology. The Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education provides a contemporary introduction to this classic area of sociology by examining the social origin and implications of the epistemological, organizational and demographic challenges facing medical education in the twenty-first century.. Beginning with reflections on the historical and theoretical foundations of the sociology of medical.