ERIC Number: EJ262146
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
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American Medicine's Golden Age: What Happened to It?
Burnham, John C.
Science, v215 n4539 p1474-79 Mar 1982
Defining medicine's golden age as freedom from adverse comment in mass and highbrow media, discusses: (1) the evolution of the medical image; (2) factors responsible for ending the golden age; (3) criticisms related to physicians' sacerdotal, technical, and social roles; and (4) the erosion of physicians' professional status. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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