Limits to Medicine: Medical Nemesis : the Expropriation of Health
The medical establishment has become a major threat to health, says Ivan Illich. He outlines the causes of iatrogenic dideases, caused by medical cures, and the impotence of the medical services to extend life expectancy. If people need bureaucratic interference to mate, give birth and die, they become divorced from pain, sickness and death, and become unable to cope with life.
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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our ... Read full review