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By equating statistical man with biologically unique men, an insatiable demand
for finite resources is created. The individual is subordinated to the greater "
needs" of the whole, preventive procedures become compulsory,184 and the
right of ...
The medical diagnosis of substantive disease entities that supposedly take
shape in the individual's body is a surreptitious and amoral way of blaming the
victim. The physician, himself a member of the dominating class, judges that the ...
The first relates to the volume of institutional treatment any individual can claim:
no person is to receive services so extensive that his treatment deprives others of
an opportunity for considerably less costly care per capita if, in their judgment ...
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The Epidemics of Modern Medicine
The Medicalization of Life
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