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Title Medicine : opposing viewpoints / Laura K. Egendorf, book editor.
Imprint San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, 2003.


 Opposing Viewpoints  H33.O6 M433 2003    AVAILABLE
Description 186 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series.
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180) and index.
Subject Medicine -- Juvenile literature.
Clinical Medicine -- trends -- United States -- Collected Works.
Ethics, Clinical -- United States -- Collected Works.
Complementary Therapies -- United States -- Collected Works.
Dissent and Disputes -- United States -- Collected Works.
Genetics, Medical -- ethics -- United States -- Collected Works.
Genetics, Medical -- trends -- United States -- Collected Works.
Policy Making -- United States -- Collected Works.
Public Opinion -- United States -- Collected Works.
Contents Health maintenance organizations have undermined American medicine / Suzanne Gordon -- Health maintenance organizations have improved American medicine / Thomas W. Hazlett -- Racism is a problem in modern medicine / Sidney D. Watson -- Racism is not a problem in modern medicine / Sally Satel -- Medical errors are a serious problem / Quality Interagency Coordination Task Force -- Frequency of medical errors has been exaggerated / David R. Zimmerman -- Herbal medicine can be safe and effective / Lawrence Tyler -- Herbal medicine is dangerous / David Bloomberg -- Acupuncture is a useful treatment / National Institutes of Health -- Effectiveness of acupuncture has not been proven / Stephen Barrett -- Homeopathy is an effective treatment / Rudolph Ballentine -- Homeopathy does not work / David W. Ramey -- Xenotransplantation can solve the organ shortage / Peggy Slasman -- Xenotransplantation is dangerous / Mark J. Hanson -- Fertility treatments for older women can be problematic / Sarah Scott -- Fertility treatments for older women should not be discouraged / Roger Gosden -- Embryonic stem cell research will save lives / Richard Cohen -- Embryonic stem cell research could have dangerous consequences / William Norman Grigg -- Genetic cures will cause a medical renaissance / G. Terry Sharrer -- Promise of genetic cures has been exaggerated / Tom Bethell -- Spirituality will play a larger role in conventional medicine / Michael S. Goldstein -- Cyberspace is making patients more autonomous / Tom Ferguson -- Traditional physician-patient relationship is becoming obsolete / Kevin W. Wildes.
Other Author Egendorf, Laura K., 1973-