Coverart for item
The Resource Remaking the American patient : how Madison Avenue and modern medicine turned patients into consumers, Nancy Tomes

Remaking the American patient : how Madison Avenue and modern medicine turned patients into consumers, Nancy Tomes

Label
Remaking the American patient : how Madison Avenue and modern medicine turned patients into consumers
Title
Remaking the American patient
Title remainder
how Madison Avenue and modern medicine turned patients into consumers
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Tomes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a work that spans the 20th century, Nancy Tomes questions the popular idea that in order to get good health care, people must learn to shop for it, as she explores the consequences of the consumer economy and American medicine having come of age at exactly the same time
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tomes, Nancy
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in social medicine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • Consumer-driven health care
  • Medical care
  • Medicine
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Community Participation
  • History, 20th Century
  • Marketing of Health Services
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • HISTORY
  • Consumer-driven health care
  • Medical care
  • Medicine
  • United States
  • Medizin
  • Gesundheitswesen
  • Arzneimittel
  • Konsumgesellschaft
  • Werbung
  • Patient
Label
Remaking the American patient : how Madison Avenue and modern medicine turned patients into consumers, Nancy Tomes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-518) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
part one: The hazards of free choices : the 1920s to the 1940s: Farewell to the free trade in doctoring ; The high cost of keeping alive ; The new corner store ; The guinea pigs' revolt -- part two: Free enterprise medicine : the 1940s to the 1960s: The fourth necessity ; The MDs are off their pedestal ; A big pill to swallow -- part three: A consumers' revolution? : the 1960s to the 1990s: The patient must prescribe for the doctor ; Get ready for a new breed of patients ; Shopping mall medicine ; Medicine-chest roulette ; Conclusion: The barbarians are at the gate
Control code
ocn940502104
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 538 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469622781
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
99973239738
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt14rbdq1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)940502104
Label
Remaking the American patient : how Madison Avenue and modern medicine turned patients into consumers, Nancy Tomes
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-518) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
part one: The hazards of free choices : the 1920s to the 1940s: Farewell to the free trade in doctoring ; The high cost of keeping alive ; The new corner store ; The guinea pigs' revolt -- part two: Free enterprise medicine : the 1940s to the 1960s: The fourth necessity ; The MDs are off their pedestal ; A big pill to swallow -- part three: A consumers' revolution? : the 1960s to the 1990s: The patient must prescribe for the doctor ; Get ready for a new breed of patients ; Shopping mall medicine ; Medicine-chest roulette ; Conclusion: The barbarians are at the gate
Control code
ocn940502104
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 538 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469622781
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
99973239738
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt14rbdq1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)940502104

Library Locations

    • Copley LibraryBorrow it
      5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA, 92110-2492, US
      32.771354 -117.193327
Processing Feedback ...