9781138668324-113866832X-Medical Sociology

Medical Sociology

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ISBN-13: 9781138668324
ISBN-10: 113866832X
Edition: 14
Author: William C. Cockerham
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Paperback 452 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781138668324
ISBN-10: 113866832X
Edition: 14
Author: William C. Cockerham
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Paperback 452 pages

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Acknowledged authors William C. Cockerham wrote Medical Sociology comprising 452 pages back in 2017. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 113866832X and 9781138668324. Since then Medical Sociology textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 33.57 or rent at the marketplace.

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The most thorough major academic textbook available, this classic text presents the most important research studies in the field. The author also integrates engaging first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers throughout the text. A much greater number of first person accounts and updated examples are added to the new fourteenth edition. Other updates include:

• Coverage of Zika, Ebola, MERS, and updates on other pandemics

• Expanded discussion of obesity as a disease

• Coverage of the widening gap in life expectancy between the rich and the poor

• New information on the decline of life expectancy among American white women, especially those who live in rural counties

• New material on biomarkers, gene–environment interaction, and stress

• Analysis of the role of the hidden curriculum in medical schools

• Exiting the Affordable Care Act

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