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Title: Medical harm and patient empowerment in the NHS: Some critical perspectives
Author: Ocloo, Josephine
Awarding Body: University of Surrey
Current Institution: University of Surrey
Date of Award: 2008
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5203 L $$aThis thesis will look at the occurrence of medical harm and its impact and argue that conceptually it is a contested phenomenon that is difficult to pin down, but appears to ipread in healthcare. It will be argued that in a context where the occurrence :al harm has become fiercely contested by patients, self-help and consumer groups, it is important to be aware of how the medical profession and dominant biomedical definitions and views have shaped the debate.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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