The rise of medical systems and the fall of medical tradition

David B. Schwartz

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The current time is witnessing a vast expansion in the range and influence of medical systems over the provision of care. Real care, however, is not an out-come of systems, but of ancient traditions governing medical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)214-218
Number of pages5
JournalBulletin of Science, Technology and Society
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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