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False Hopes

Why America's Quest for Perfect Health is a Recipe for Failure

About The Book

This ground-breaking book by one of the nation's leading experts on medical ethics, Daniel Callahan, traces the root cause of America's health-care crisis not to inefficient organization or waste, but rather to society's and the medical community's relentless quest for perfection.

About The Author

Daniel John Callahan was a philosopher who played a leading role in developing the field of biomedical ethics as co-founder of The Hastings Center, the world's first bioethics research institute.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (April 10, 1998)
  • Length: 336 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439136416

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