Medicine, morals and money have, for centuries, lived in uneasy cohabitation. Dwelling in the social institution of care of the sick, each needs the other, yet each is embarrassed to admit the other's presence. Morality, in particular, suffers embarrassment, for it is often required to explain how money and medicine are not inimical. Throughout the history of Western medicine, morality's explanations have been con- sistently ambiguous. Pla.o held that the physician must cultivate the art of getting paid as well as the art ...

The Price of Health 2011, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789401085922

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

The Price of Health 1986, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789027722850

1986 edition