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SO 3007
LE Health and Society - Level 5
Medical Sociology and contrasting Ideas about Health and Social Behavior. Epidemiological Measures and Complexity of Modern Ills. Health in relation to Age, Gender, Race, Socio-economic status, Social Stress, Health and Illness Behavior as well as Healing Options in American Society. The Sick Role, Doctor-Patient Interaction, the role of Physicians, Nurses, Midwives. The Development of Hospitals, their organization and the rising cost of Health Care Delivery. Health Care Delivery in the USA, the First world and Formerly Socialist Countries as well as in other countries.
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/0/3
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