Social and individual health aspects in transplantation medicine

  • E. Huber
Conference paper

Abstract

Physicians serve the health of the individual and the entire population. Illness is an individual and a social problem and a health-care system must integrate individual well-being into the general good. The activity of physicians is integrated into the social context. The value of transplantation medicine within a modern health-care system, and particularly of heart transplantation, is also influenced by social conditions. We need to know how health-care systems will develop in the future if we wish to assess the future of transplantation medicine.

Keywords

Europe Income Marketing OECD 

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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag GmbH & Co. K.G. Darmstadt 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Huber
    • 1
  1. 1.Präsident der Berliner ÄrztekammerBerlinGermany

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