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Great issues for medicine in the twenty-first century : ethical and social issues arising out of advances in the biomedical sciences / edited by Dana Cook Grossman and Heinz Valtin.

Book Book (1999.)
Description: xix, 277 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New York Academy of Sciences, 1999.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
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Gordon College Stack Level 5 R 724 .G766 1999 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 157331143X
  • ISBN: 9781573311434
  • ISBN: 1573311448
  • ISBN: 9781573311441
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments / Dana Cook Grossman, Heinz Valtin -- Two Hundred Years of Medicine at Dartmouth / Barbara T. Blough, Dana Cook Grossman -- Welcoming Remarks / Andrew G. Wallace -- Medical Education and the American Future / James O. Freedman -- Burgers, Chips, and Genes / Joseph L. Goldstein -- Genetics Session: The Human Genome -- Prognostications and Predispositions / Nancy Wexler -- Of Genes and Genomes / David Botstein -- The Human Genome Project and the Future of Medicine / Francis S. Collins -- Commentary on the Genetics Session / Charles N. Cole -- Neuroscience Session: Intelligence--The Origin and Substrate of Thinking -- Introduction to the Session / Pasko T. Pakic -- Building a Picture of the Brain / Gerald M. Edelman -- The Importance of Being Well Placed and Having the Right Connections / Pasko T. Rakic -- Modern Phrenology: Maps of Human Cortical Function / Marcus E. Raichle -- How the Mind Works / Steven Pinker -- Commentary on the Neuroscience Session / Michael S. Gazzaniga, Jeffrey J. Hutsler -- Health Care Session: The Issues--For Whom and By Whom? -- Introduction to the Session / Susan Dentzer -- The Top Ten Issues in Health Care Today / C. Everett Koop -- Patients in the 21st Century: The Impact of Predictive Medicine / Philip Kitcher -- Questions and Answers / Susan Dentzer, C. Everett Koop, Philip Kitcher -- Rationing: The Bitter Pill -- Panel Discussion / Susan Dentzer, Lonnie R. Bristow, Daniel J. Callahan, Robert G. Evans, Ruth Purtilo, William L. Roper.
Authors: Grossman, Dana Cook. (Added Author). Valtin, Heinz. (Added Author).

Citation:

Grossman, Dana Cook. "Great issues for medicine in the twenty-first century : ethical and social issues arising out of advances in the biomedical sciences." New York, N.Y. : New York Academy of Sciences, 1999.

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