Medicines and Society
By (author) Nicky Britten
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Medicines and Society by Nicky Britten
Book Description"Medicines and Society" examines the development, prescribing and use of pharmaceuticals in the context of patients' everyday lives and industralized societies.It features broad approach which includes self care and complementary medicine. It offers balanced treatment of benefits and harms of medicines. It is accessible and well written.Britten places medicines in their social context, and considers the range of influences on prescribing and the sociology of health and illness. Exploring issues such as 'the meaning of medicines' and 'alternative treatments', the book provides important reading for students across a range of disciplines interested in medicines and society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230205109
(242mm x 162mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 9-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Britten places medicines in their social context, and considers the range of influences on prescribing and the sociology of health and illness. Exploring issues such as 'the meaning of medicines' and 'alternative treatments', the book provides important reading for students across a range of disciplines interested in medicines and society.
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Author Biography - Nicky Britten
NICKY BRITTEN is Professor of Applied Healthcare Research at the Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth. She is a sociologist with particular interests in the use of medicines and complementary and alternative therapies, patient-professional communication about prescribing, and the synthesis of qualitative research.
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