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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1978) 3 (3): 345–360.
Published: 01 June 1978
... neurosurgeons between 1963 and 1973, the continu- ing large increase in the number of residency positions (between 1973 and 1975 alone, there was a fifteen percent increase in first year residency positions), and the fact that some were vacant all suggest that entry into training programs is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1978) 3 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 June 1978
... without entry control) and deduces conclusions about the behavior of neurosurgeons and their customers (patients) from this characterization. He begins with the basic premise that applying market structure concepts to the medical sector is a valid procedure. The purpose of our brief...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 295–296.
Published: 01 April 1986
... under- standing, and perhaps from the general public understanding, about how the coun- seling of the parents was handled. In the first place, I was not the person to offer the prognosis to the family. The prognosis for this child was offered to the family by a private neurosurgeon who had...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2019) 44 (2): 303–313.
Published: 01 April 2019
... surgery. Neurosurgeons at some medical-school-affiliated regional systems have also pushed the boundary of surgery for Chiari malformations, with some similar controversy (e.g., Evans 2009 ). The uncertainty in the appropriateness of the surgery and the certainty related to its profitability both...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 April 1983
... still beating is ~f use as a donor, death must be determined using brain-death criteria. Once a neurosurgeon (or, less often, a neurologist) has declared brain death, the family must be notified. Most OPAs prefer the physician or the nurse to have prepared the family for the possibility of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 185–220.
Published: 01 April 1996
... conduct two sep- arate surveys for general surgeons and neurosurgeons. The ACOG sam- ple excluded gynecologic oncologists and reproductive endocrinologists. Sample sizes were limited by the resources available to the study and in some cases by the specialty society’s rules and limits on surveys of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 199–205.
Published: 01 February 1999
.... Gary Dennis, Howard University neurosurgeon, is president of the National Med- ical Association. Jordan Richland, formerly president of the Partnership for Prevention, is executive director of the American College of Preventive Medicine. Larry Green, formerly senior consultant to the Agency for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 537–550.
Published: 01 June 1987
... medicine. In Ontario the first lobotomy operations were performed in 1944 on 19 women patients from provincial mental hospitals by Dr. K. G. McKenzie, a neurosurgeon at the Toronto Psychiatric Hospital. A four-year hiatus followed the first series of operations; they resumed again in 1948. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2017) 42 (6): 1147–1151.
Published: 01 December 2017
... tells how each has sought to game the system to their financial advantage. Individual stories illustrate the consequences of this system for real families. For example, Olga Baker's daughter visited the emergency room and was seen by a “consulting neurosurgeon” who recommended immediate surgery...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1979) 4 (3): 491–506.
Published: 01 June 1979
... neurosurgeons in Massachusetts with a population of five million as they have in England with a population of 40 million? Why do we have twice as many operations in the United States as in England?”l8 Studies seeking to estimate the number of unnecessary operations and the number of fatalities (1 1...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 121–134.
Published: 01 February 1991
... ( 6 ): 642–45. Prottas , J. M. , and H. L. Batten. 1989 . Neurosurgeons and the Supply of Human Organs. Health Affairs 8 ( 1 ): 119 -31. Task Force on Organ Transplantation. 1986 . Organ Transplantation . Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1991) 16 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 June 1991
... category (obstetricians or gynecologists and neurosurgeons), annual malpractice premiums in January 1989 were: Indi- anapolis-$8,398, Cincinnati-$19,474, Cleveland-$21,922, Kalama- zoo43,929, and Detroit-$71,577 (Mullen 1989). Not surprisingly, Medical Protective's defense costs were lower...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 739–751.
Published: 01 August 1982
.... Health care services constitute a spectrum of tasks ranging from highly complex to very simple; the highly complex are less frequent in their occurrence; the simple most frequent. Thus at the apex of a pyramid we find the most highly trained categories of specialists (neurosurgeons, for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1979) 3 (4): 456–468.
Published: 01 August 1979
... example, that 80 percent of the nation’s new neurosurgeons are trained in New York State. I have recently appointed a medical manpower policy group with the specific charge of looking into the types and distribution of medical residencies since these are also heavily supported by tax...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1997) 22 (3): 789–814.
Published: 01 June 1997
... have imagined. These advances occurred, however, only because there is a cadre of physicians and researchers who devote their professional lives to studying and treating the brain. More- over, consumers with brain tumors demand neurosurgeons (no one wants 794 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 271–284.
Published: 01 April 1986
... In their early coverage they printed solely the judgment of the neu- rologist who advised the parents against surgery. By contrast, Newsday inter- viewed a neurosurgeon who had seen the child and favored surgery, although he believed the parents were entitled to make the choice. But even in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2007) 32 (6): 1005–1041.
Published: 01 December 2007