TITLE

Do too many doctors spoil the cure?

AUTHOR(S)
Shell, Ellen Ruppel
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
Self;Apr94, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p137
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses women's predisposition to overmedicalization in the United States. Women as the biggest consumers of health care; Scrutiny of the practice of obstetrics and gynecology; Contention of health care experts on the overuse of technology in gynecology in particular and medicine in general.
ACCESSION #
9405181955

 

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