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Patients with passports : medical tourism, law and ethics / I. Glenn Cohen.

  • Cohen, I. Glenn
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About this work


New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]

Physical description

xxvi, 498 pages : black and white illustrations ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


An introduction to the medical tourism industry -- Quality and information -- Legal liability -- Medical tourism through private health insurance -- Medical tourism through public health insurance : the EU model and beyond -- Medical tourism's effects on the destination country : an empirical and ethical examination -- Transplant tourism -- Medical tourism and ending life : travel for assisted suicide and abortion -- Medical tourism and the creation of life : a study of fertility tourism -- Medical tourism for experimental therapies : an in-depth exploration of stem cell therapy tourism.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
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  • 9780199975099
  • 0199975094
  • 9780190218188
  • 0190218185