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Human Aspects of Biomedical Innovation

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ISBN 9780674865464

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

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  • Foreword
  • Part I. Introduction
    • Problems in the Social Control of Biomedical Science and Technology [Irene Taviss]
  • Part II. Toward a Social Policy for Biomedical Science and Technology
    • Editors’ Note
    • PKU: A Study of Biomedical Legislation [Samuel P. Bessman and Judith P. Swazey]
    • Physician, Patients, and Society: Some New Tensions in Medical Ethics [Edmund D. Pellegrino]
    • Some Ethical Problems in Clinical Investigation [Louis Lasagna]
    • The Harvard Conference on Behavior Control Technologies [Everett Mendelsohn, Judith P. Swazey, and Irene Taviss]
  • Part III. Science, Technology, and the Practice of Medicine
    • New Technologies and the Practice of Medicine [Victor W. Sidel]
    • The Health Care System of Industrial Society: The Disappearance of the General Practitioner and Some Implications [Mark G. Field]
    • Notes on Medical Manpower: Quantity, Quality, and Medicine’s Current Efforts [John H. Knowles]

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