eBook Medical Tourism: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Kathy Stolley
  • Stephanie Watson
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  • ISBN-10: 1598845411
  • ISBN-13: 9781598845419
  • DDC: 362.1
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade - College Senior
  • 343 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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From exotic spa treatments to euthanasia, this book examines the background and social context of medical tourism -- the practice of traveling for health care. This work also documents how this industry is reshaping the face of medicine worldwide for individ

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Selected Titles in ABC-CLIO’s Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Worldwide Perspective or Special U.S. Issues.
4: Chronology.
5: Medical Care Providers—Organizational Biographies.
6: Data and Documents.
7: Directory of Organizations.
8: Resources.
About the Authors.