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Health care for the urban poor

directions for policy

by Edith M. Davis

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Published by Rowman & Allanheld in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban poor -- Medical care -- United States.,
    • Medical policy -- United States.,
    • Health surveys -- United States.,
    • Delivery of health care -- United States.,
    • Ambulatory care.,
    • Poverty -- United States.,
    • Urban population -- United States.,
    • Health policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementEdith M. Davis, Michael L. Millman, and associates, Patricia Maloney Alt ... [et al.] ; foreword by Eli Ginzberg.
      Series[Conservation of human resources series ;, 21], LandMark studies
      ContributionsMillman, Michael L.
      LC ClassificationsRA418.5.P6 D37 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3489168M
      ISBN 100865980888
      LC Control Number82008868

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health care system. Technological progress has made many treatments previously offered only in the hospital now possible in an ambulatory setting.

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Books shelved as healthcare: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande, The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheap. Bangladesh has witnessed substantial success with respect to health, as described in the Lancet Bangladesh Series and elsewhere.1 The daunting challenge now is the health of poor people living in urban areas.

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