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The Patient Must Prescribe for the Doctor

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how the ideal of “doctor knows best” came under attack from multiple directions during the years between 1965 and 1975, leading one doctor to say that “the patient must ... More


The Legacy of Progressive Thought: Decline, Not Death, by A Thousand Cuts

Richard A. Epstein

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter sums up the causes of the American Illness and argues that the chief source of this problem lies in the expansion of direct regulation through the administrative state at the national, ... More


The Clintons: The Politics of the Personal

William Chafe

in When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190650759
eISBN:
9780190650780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650759.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

In all of American presidential history, no White House couple has exemplified the interplay of personality and politics more vividly than Bill and Hillary Clinton. Notwithstanding their immense ... More


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