Akuma no mikata: Beikoku iryo no genba kara [Devil's Advocate: from the front lines of American medicine]

Tokyo: Kokuseido Shuppan, 2007. viii, 289p., very good in wraps.

Author Iwata was a fellow in infectious disease in Beth Israel Medical Center at Albert Einstein University, also practicing in the UK and China. Discusses how American medicine is driven by the market and how money determines care quality; describes the AMA, CDC, functions of the Surgeon General, connections with academics, malpractice lawsuits, evidence based medicine, etc. Chapters on being a specialist of infectious disease and on post-9.11 US medicine.

Cat.No: 151279
ISBN: 4771902658

Price: $25.00