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The Changing Climate For Reform

Margaret Otlowski

in Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298687
eISBN:
9780191685507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298687.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores the changing climate for legal reform with regard to active voluntary euthanasia by considering a number of related issues: public opinion which appears to be increasingly in ... More


The Medical Market

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the financial aspects of practising medicine in the 19th century. General practitioners as a class appear to have been reluctant to adopt more efficient financial management in ... More


Defense of the Corps: The Medical Mobilization against Foreigners and Naturalized Citizens

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the movement to protect the French medical profession against foreigners and naturalized citizens during the interwar period. It first considers the issue of overcrowding in the ... More


L’Ordre des Médecins: Corporatist Debut and Anti-Semitic Climax

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the institution of a corporatist structure in the French medical profession under the Vichy regime. Prior to 1940, the medical profession had no central authority to unify the ... More


Conclusion

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter highlights emerging themes from the study, including regional variations; the relationship between the regions and London, the centre and localities; the role of clergy as gatherers and ... More


What can be Done?

Jerome P. Kassirer

in On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300048
eISBN:
9780199850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300048.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Financial conflicts of interest threaten patient care, taint medical information, and raise costs. They create deception, impair physicians' judgment, and reduce their willingness to be their ... More


The Age of Deference—A Historical Anomaly

Margaret Brazier

in Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso:acprof/9780199545520.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter considers the relevance of studying the history of medical law. The history of medical law has been little explored, at least by legal scholars. It is argued that even a brief excursion ... More


The Art of Medicine: Access and Status

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the French medical profession sought to protect itself against foreigners and naturalized citizens through distinction. In particular, it considers how physicians tried to ... More


Belief and disbelief

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1993 commentary on the medical profession. Despite the availability of scientific information and the dependence of medical practice on it, the medical practitioner is still ... More


How did it Happen?

Jerome P. Kassirer

in On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300048
eISBN:
9780199850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300048.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter explores how money came to exert such a remarkable influence over the medical profession. It considers some of the factors that made many of America's doctors pay more attention to their ... More


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