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The Resource In the kingdom of the sick : a social history of chronic illness in America, Laurie Edwards

In the kingdom of the sick : a social history of chronic illness in America, Laurie Edwards

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In the kingdom of the sick : a social history of chronic illness in America
Title
In the kingdom of the sick
Title remainder
a social history of chronic illness in America
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Edwards
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Citing a high percentage of Americans who live with chronic illness, an urgent call to action draws on scientific research and patient narratives to explore the role of social medial in medical advocacy, arguing that we must change attitudes about the link between health and lifestyle and provide appropriate and compassionate treatments
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Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
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10172002
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Edwards, Laurie
Dewey number
362.19604400973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Chronic diseases
  • Chronically ill
  • Chronic Disease
  • United States
  • History, 19th Century
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 21st Century
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Patient Rights
  • Social Change
Target audience
adult
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a social history of chronic illness in America
Label
In the kingdom of the sick : a social history of chronic illness in America, Laurie Edwards
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
950724
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780802718013
Lccn
2012037482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802718013
  • (DNLM)101592237
Label
In the kingdom of the sick : a social history of chronic illness in America, Laurie Edwards
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
950724
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780802718013
Lccn
2012037482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802718013
  • (DNLM)101592237

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