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The Resource Surgeon General's warning : how politics crippled the nation's doctor, Mike Stobbe

Surgeon General's warning : how politics crippled the nation's doctor, Mike Stobbe

Label
Surgeon General's warning : how politics crippled the nation's doctor
Title
Surgeon General's warning
Title remainder
how politics crippled the nation's doctor
Statement of responsibility
Mike Stobbe
Title variation
How politics crippled the nation's doctor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What does it mean to be the nation's doctor? In this engaging narrative, journalist Mike Stobbe examines the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, underlining how it has always been an anomaly within the federal government with a unique ability to influence public health. But now Surgeon Generals compete with other high profile figures, like the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Furthermore, in an era of declining budgets, when public health departments eliminate tens of thousands of jobs, an invisible Surgeon General seems
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stobbe, Mike
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Physicians
  • Public health administration
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Physicians
  • Public health administration
  • United States
Label
Surgeon General's warning : how politics crippled the nation's doctor, Mike Stobbe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
The monarch of public health -- Coming to power -- War and prominence -- The best seller -- The quicksand bureaucracy -- They are giving the public health service away! -- Bossed around -- Resurrection -- Drawn as villains -- You're on your own -- MIA -- America's doctor -- The surgeon general's demise
Control code
ocn876852613
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 375 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520958395
Lccn
2014002379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 588390
  • 3b785973-dfb9-49f8-ae60-6abcf9695110
  • 22573/ctt6291xz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876852613
Label
Surgeon General's warning : how politics crippled the nation's doctor, Mike Stobbe
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
The monarch of public health -- Coming to power -- War and prominence -- The best seller -- The quicksand bureaucracy -- They are giving the public health service away! -- Bossed around -- Resurrection -- Drawn as villains -- You're on your own -- MIA -- America's doctor -- The surgeon general's demise
Control code
ocn876852613
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 375 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520958395
Lccn
2014002379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 588390
  • 3b785973-dfb9-49f8-ae60-6abcf9695110
  • 22573/ctt6291xz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876852613

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