Steven Bhardwaj

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  • S M Bhardwaj
  • Social science & medicine. Medical anthropology
  • 1980
Homeopathy, a system of healing developed in the late 18th century, is grounded on the "law of similars" and calls for treating clusters of symptoms using a single remedy in minute doses. Interest in alternative therapies has been stimulated by the apparent success of China in integrating Western and indigenous medical manpower into 1 health care system in(More)
Despite some serious past efforts to clarify its multiple dimensions and meanings, access to health care has remained a rather elusive concept, hampering the work of health care policymakers and professionals as they endeavor to effect meaningful health care reform. This article provides perhaps the most detailed clarification of the access concept,(More)
This paper examines some aspects of the health search behavior of parents in a rural area of Bangladesh who were unsuccessful in their attempt to save their infant's life. This issue is analyzed within the pluralist medical milieu and very high infant mortality rates prevalent in Bangladesh. There are several different medical cultures in Bangladesh each(More)
  • Arthur E. McGarity, Paul Horna, +4 authors Michael Clar
  • 2005
We have developed an optimization screening model for cost-effective prioritization of urban second-order stream subwatersheds for targeting nonpoint pollution reduction management practices in the Pennsylvania coastal zone drainage. The model is applied to Springfield Township in the suburban Philadelphia region. Results show that top priority should be(More)
This paper explores the seasonality of morbidity due to communicable diseases in Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh, India. The district has been divided into development regions using cluster analysis. Seasonality of selected communicable diseases is then compared with the levels of development. It is shown that seasonality is most pronounced in the least(More)
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