The Gold Standard
The Challenge of Evidence-Based Medicine
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Gold Standard by Stefan Timmermans
Book DescriptionThe first book to explore the effects of dramatic changes in the delivery of medical care
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781592131884
(229mm x 155mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Temple University Press,U.S.
Publisher: Temple University Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 13-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stefan Timmermans
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Drawing on observations and interviews with families, doctors, and policy actors, this book presents an ethnographic study of how parents and geneticists resolve the many uncertainties in screening newborns. It is suitable for scholars of medicine, public health, and public policy.
Abductive Analysis, Paperback (September 2014)
Provides a new navigational map for constructing empirically based generalizations in qualitative research. The authors outline an accessible way to think about observations, methods, and theories that nurtures theory-formation without locking it into predefined conceptual boxes.
Postmortem, Paperback (May 2007)» View all books by Stefan Timmermans
Delves into the world of medical examiners to uncover the intricate web of social, legal, and moral issues in which they operate. This work reveals how medical examiners speak to the living on behalf of the dead.
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Author Biography - Stefan Timmermans
Stefan Timmermans is Associate Professor of Sociology at Brandeis University, and author of Sudden Death and the Myth of CPR (Temple), which was nominated for the C. Wright Mills Book Award. Marc Berg is Professor of Social Medical Sciences at the Erasmus University Medical Center in The Netherlands, and author of Rationalizing Medical Work: A Study of Decision Support Techniques and Medical Practices.
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