It's Enough to Make You Sick: The Failure of American Health Care and a Prescription for the Cure

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, May 16, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 284 pages
It's Enough to Make You Sick explains how the American health care system developed and how it has deteriorated into a national disgrace. Lobosky indicts the special interests who have played a role in the demise of American health care, examines the current attempts at reform, and offers a practical, compassionate blueprint for effective change.
 

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Contents

Prologue
1
Chapter 1
5
Chapter 2
11
Chapter 3
21
Chapter 4
33
Chapter 5
49
Chapter 6
63
Chapter 7
75
Chapter 10
105
Chapter 11
119
Chapter 12
131
Chapter 13
143
Epilogue
213
Acknowledgments
217
Notes
221
Index
241

Chapter 8
85
Chapter 9
93
About the Author
251
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Jeffrey M. Lobosky, M.D., is associate clinical professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California San Francisco and is co-Director of the Neurotrauma Intensive Care Unit at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, California. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Joint Section on Trauma and Critical Care for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He was also appointed one of organized neurosurgery's representatives to the American College of Surgeon's Committee on Trauma which advises national policy makers on health care issues. Dr. Lobosky has served as Chairman of the Board of the "Think First" National Injury Prevention Foundation and has received both national and international acclaim for his work on injury prevention. He is the author of numerous research articles in respected journals as well as several book chapters addressing the health care crisis in America. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his contributions to the field of trauma prevention and is an invited lecturer throughout the United States and abroad.

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