Medical Tourism and Transnational Health Care

  • David Botterill
  • Guido Pennings
  • Tomas Mainil

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. David Botterill, Tomas Mainil, Guido Pennings
      Pages 1-9
  3. Tourists as Patients

  4. Patients as Tourists

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Ruth Holliday, Kate Hardy, David Bell, Emily Hunter, Meredith Jones, Elspeth Probyn et al.
      Pages 83-97
    3. Wannes Van Hoof, Guido Pennings
      Pages 98-112
    4. Thomas D. Schiano, Rosamond Rhodes
      Pages 113-130
  5. Entanglements with Medical Tourism: Policy, Management and Business Responses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Guido Pennings
      Pages 179-193
    3. Tomas Mainil, Vincent Platenkamp, Herman Meulemans
      Pages 194-207
    4. Melisa Martínez Álvarez, Richard D. Smith, Rupa Chanda
      Pages 208-222
    5. Daniel Horsfall, Neil Lunt, Hannah King, Johanna Hanefeld, Richard D. Smith
      Pages 223-239
    6. Tomas Mainil, Keith Dinnie, David Botterill, Vincent Platenkamp, Francis van Loon, Herman Meulemans
      Pages 240-255
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 256-258

About this book


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.

Editors and affiliations

  • David Botterill
    • 1
  • Guido Pennings
    • 2
  • Tomas Mainil
    • 3
  1. 1.Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityUK
  2. 2.Ghent UniversityBelgium
  3. 3.NHTV Breda UniversityThe Netherlands

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