Medical Tourism And Transnational Health Care by D. BotterillMedical Tourism And Transnational Health Care by D. Botterill

Medical Tourism And Transnational Health Care

byD. BotterillEditorG. Pennings, T. Mainil

Hardcover | May 20, 2013

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The phenomenon of transnational health care has grown rapidly over recent years and this book provides a comprehensive landscape of diverse research communities' attempts to capture its implications for existing bodies of knowledge in selected aspects of medicine, medical ethics, health policy and management, and tourism studies.
Krystyna Adams, Simon Fraser University, Canada David Bell, University of Leeds, UK David M Bruce, University of the West of England, UK Rupa Chanda, Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore (IIMB), India Mary Choi, Simon Fraser University, Canada Matt Commers, Maastricht University, The Netherlands Valorie A Crooks, Simon Fraser Un...
Title:Medical Tourism And Transnational Health CareFormat:HardcoverDimensions:258 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.92 inPublished:May 20, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230362362

ISBN - 13:9780230362369

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Table of Contents

Introduction; David Botterill, Tomas Mainil and Guido Pennings 1. Sickness, Health, Tourism and the Ever Present Threat of Death: Nineteenth Century Spa and Seasonal Travel; David M. Bruce 2. A Way through the Maze: Exploring Differences and Overlaps between Wellness and Medical Tourism Providers; Cornelia Voigt and Jennifer H. Laing 3. Caring For Non-Residents in Barbados: Examining the Implications of Inbound Transnational Medical Care for Public and Private Health Care; Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks, Leigh Turner, Rory Johnston, Henry Fraser, Laura Kadowaki, Mary Choi and Krystyna Adams 4. Tourists with Severe Disability; Angie Luther 5. Beauty and the Beach: Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism; Ruth Holliday, Kate Hardy, David Bell, Emily Hunter, Meredith Jones, Elpseth Probyn and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor 6. Cross-Border Reproductive Care around the World: Recent Controversies; Wannes Van Hoof and Guido Pennings 7. Transplant Tourism; Thomas D. Schiano and Rosamond Rhodes 8. The European Cross-Border Patient as both Citizen and Consumer: Public Health and Health System Implications; Tomas Mainil, Matt Commers and Kai Michelsen 9. Canadian Medical Travel Companies and the Globalization of Healthcare; Leigh Turner 10. The Ethical Management of Medical Tourism; Guido Pennings 11. Habermas, Transnational Health Care and Cross-Culturalism; Tomas Mainil, Vincent Platenkamp and Herman Meulemans 12. The Impact of Medical Tourism in Low- And Middle-Income Countries; Melisa Martínez Álvarez, Richard D. Smith and Rupa Chanda 13. The Impact of the Internet on Medical Tourism; Daniel Horsfall, Neil Lunt, Hannah King, Johanna Hanefeld and Richard D. Smith 14. Towards a Model of Sustainable Health Destination Management Based On Health Regions; Tomas Mainil, Keith Dinnie, David Botterill, Vincent Platenkamp, Francis van Loon and Herman Meulemans

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