Medicine And Books

Bringing the Hospital Home: Ethical and Social Implications of High-Tech Home Care

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 02 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:587
  1. Bryan Jennett

    Ed John D Arras Johns Hopkins University Press, pounds sterling33, pp 259 ISBN 08018 4990 X

    Accounts of trends in medical care in the United States that focus on the inequities and commercialism of medical provision in that country are often dismissed as irrelevant to Britain. However, recent organisational changes in the NHS mean that the problems of US medicine are likely to spread across the Atlantic sooner rather than later. In Bringing the Hospital Home American doctors, ethicists, and economists highlight …

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