Guarded Prognosis: A Doctor and His Patients Talk About Chronic Disease and How to Cope With It
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Titel: Guarded Prognosis: A Doctor and His Patients...
Verlag: Hill & Wang
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Auflage: 1st Edition
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Descrying the survival of the fittest mentality of Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), this New York specialist in rheumatic diseases (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis and lupus) and onetime director of National Institute of Health programs makes a cogent plea using case histories and analysis for ensuring a health care safety net and healthy doctor-patient partnership for all including the elderly and those with costly chronic conditions. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.About the Author:
Dr. Michael D. Lockshin is a pioneer in solving health-care issues that arise with the illnesses on which he has done his most renowned research - systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, and other autoimmune diseases which especially afflict women Dr. Lockshin is Director of the Barbara Volcker Center for Women and Rheumatic Disease, Hospital for Special Surgery and Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics-Gynecology at the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. In the 1990s he was Extramural Director, then Acting Director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health and later Editor of Arthritis & Rheumatism, the premier rheumatology medical journal. He is the author two books, Guarded Prognosis, 1998, and, with Alida Brill, Dancing at the River’s Edge, 2009, as well as more than 300 medical journal articles and book chapters, primarily on systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, and pregnancy in rheumatic diseases. His most recent interests have been teaching principles of management of chronic illness. He has been the recipient of numerous professional honors. He resides with his wife in Pound Ridge, New York. See Dr. Lockshin's website www.MichaelLockshin.com for more information about Dr. Lockshin and his work.
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