Planning and Administrative Perspectives on Adequate Minimum Personal Health Services

Public resistance to equal distribution of medical care resources is supported by a union of usually contradictory forces-sophisticated science and superstitious credulity. In a field saturated with ethical imperatives and professional ambiguities, definitions of need become political weapons. Improvement in health policy will involve political doctrine, reorganization of knowledge, and more leverage in state and local government.

Author(s): Don K. Price

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Volume 56, Issue 1 (pages 22–50)
Published in 1978