Dimensions of consumer participation and national health legislation.

  title={Dimensions of consumer participation and national health legislation.},
  author={Nancy Milio},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={64 4},
  • N. Milio
  • Published 1974
  • Business, Medicine
  • American journal of public health
For those who have worked at the grassroots with consumers, the question often arises: Why should there be such conflict, why such frustration often in trying to bring health services to areas which are in need of them? Usually the focus for answering that question has been on the consumer: What does the consumer want? What difficulties does the consumer have? What are the patterns of behavior of the consumer? This is the context in which most health professionals are taught regarding how to… Expand
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  • 1977
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