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The Resource Mama might be better off dead : the failure of health care in urban America, Laurie Kaye Abraham

Mama might be better off dead : the failure of health care in urban America, Laurie Kaye Abraham

Label
Mama might be better off dead : the failure of health care in urban America
Title
Mama might be better off dead
Title remainder
the failure of health care in urban America
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Kaye Abraham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Abraham, Laurie
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Urban poor
  • Poor
  • Urban poor
Label
Mama might be better off dead : the failure of health care in urban America, Laurie Kaye Abraham
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-289)
Contents
  • "Where crowded humanity suffers and sickens": the Banes family and their neighborhood -- The rigors of kidney dialysis for Robert Banes -- Gaps in government insurance for Mrs. Jackson -- Fitful primary care fails Mrs. Jackson -- Mrs. Jackson's melancholy -- The inner-city emergency room -- One hospital's story: how treating the poor is "bad" for business -- Who's responsible for Tommy Markham's health? -- Jackie Banes's "patient" -- Empty promises: preventive care for the Banes children -- Robert Banes plays the transplant game -- The Banes family and white doctors --
  • Life-sustaining technology -- Amazing grace
Control code
27976454
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 289 p.
Isbn
9780226001388
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
93015514
Label
Mama might be better off dead : the failure of health care in urban America, Laurie Kaye Abraham
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-289)
Contents
  • "Where crowded humanity suffers and sickens": the Banes family and their neighborhood -- The rigors of kidney dialysis for Robert Banes -- Gaps in government insurance for Mrs. Jackson -- Fitful primary care fails Mrs. Jackson -- Mrs. Jackson's melancholy -- The inner-city emergency room -- One hospital's story: how treating the poor is "bad" for business -- Who's responsible for Tommy Markham's health? -- Jackie Banes's "patient" -- Empty promises: preventive care for the Banes children -- Robert Banes plays the transplant game -- The Banes family and white doctors --
  • Life-sustaining technology -- Amazing grace
Control code
27976454
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 289 p.
Isbn
9780226001388
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
93015514

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