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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403935410
ISBN-10: 1403935416
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 12mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 9-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nicky Britten

NICKY BRITTEN is Professor in Applied Healthcare Research at the Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, UK.

Books By Author Nicky Britten

Medicines and Society by Nicky Britten

Medicines and Society

Hardback, May 2008