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Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... and interventions become standard, necessary, logical, and rational. Analysis of those innovations shows which patients need them and what we come to want from them. Questions about how to measure successful treatment and what constitutes therapeutic benefit loom large here, and each patient’s story illustrates...
Book Chapter

By Sharon R. Kaufman
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... Medicare treatment standards Big Pharma medical cost reimbursement ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... This chapter shows how evidence from clinical trials emerges, how those findings determine insurance reimbursement patterns and then treatment standards, and how those organize the work of doctors. It ends with a look at the specter that hangs over these engines of innovation and evidence...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... This chapter shows how evidence from clinical trials emerges, how those findings determine insurance reimbursement patterns and then treatment standards, and how those organize the work of doctors. It ends with a look at the specter that hangs over these engines of innovation and evidence: the fact...
Book Chapter

By Sharon R. Kaufman
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... standards of care treatment practices ethical choices aging society sociology of dying ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... The phrase ordinary medicine reflects the hidden chain of health care drivers among science, politics, industry, insurance, and ethics that organizes and drives our health care system. The chain and the ethical field that supports it are the mechanisms by which treatment standards become social...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
.... Medicare policies are instrumental to the ways seniors experience old age and dying and everyone else experiences what to need, want, and expect from medicine. standards of care treatment practices ethical choices aging society sociology of dying ...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027263-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9368-8
.... The problem had been known since the sixteenth century, but industry experts consistently downplayed the damage by manufacturing ignorance through timeworn strategies of residual governance. They selectively and misleadingly invoked international norms and regulatory standards for radiation exposure...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
...Rupture, Continuity The notion that mass screening and treatment of HIV could effectively end the epidemic has generated enthusiasm in global health. The strategy of “treatment as prevention” (TasP) is being experimented with in population trials even as it is being adopted by physicians...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
...—to reveal how technological innovations and interventions become standard, necessary, logical, and rational. Analysis of those innovations shows which patients need them and what we come to want from them. Questions about how to measure successful treatment and what constitutes therapeutic benefit loom...