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- DescriptionCritics shudder at the mindless sameness of standards, while supporters dream of a world in which standardized best practices open up a world of efficient health care delivery. This title takes up this debate to investigate the real meaning of standardization and how it affects patients, doctors, and the institution of medicine.
- Author BiographyStefan Timmermans is Associate Professor of Sociology at Brandeis University, and author of Sudden Death and the Myth of CPR (Temple), which was nominated for the C. Wright Mills Book Award. Marc Berg is Professor of Social Medical Sciences at the Erasmus University Medical Center in The Netherlands, and author of Rationalizing Medical Work: A Study of Decision Support Techniques and Medical Practices.
- Author(s)Stefan Timmermans
- PublisherTemple University Press,U.S.
- Date of Publication13/06/2003
- GenreMedicine: General
- Place of PublicationPhiladelphia PA
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTemple University Press,U.S.
- Content Note4 figures, 1 halftone, 4 tables
- Weight363 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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