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Philosophy of medicine 1 edition

Philosophy of medicine
Fred Gifford

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Philosophy of medicine
1st ed.
edited by Fred Gifford

Published 2011 by Elsevier/North Holland in Amsterdam .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Fred Gifford
Concepts of health and disease / Chirstopher Boorse
Medical ontology / Jeremy R. Simon
Theories and models in medicine / R. Paul Thompson
Causal inference and medical experiments / Daniel Steel
Patterns of medical discovery / Paul Thagard
Evidence-based medicine / Robyn Bluhm and Kirstin Borgerson
Group judgment and the medical consensus conference / Miriam Solomon
Frequentist versus Bayesian clinical trials / David Teira
Uncertainty in clinical medicine / Benjamin Djulbegovic, Iztok Hozo, Sander Greenland
The logic of diagnosis / Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
Conceptual foundations of biological psychiatry / Dominic Murphy
Brain death / Joh Lizza
Nursing science / Mark Risjord
Public health / Dean Rickles.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Handbook of the philosophy of science -- v. 16, Handbook of the philosophy of science -- v. 16.

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