Tensions between medical professionals and patients in mainland China.

Abstract

In China, state investment into public hospitals has radically decreased since the early 1980s and has brought on the dismantling of the healthcare system in most parts of the country, especially in rural areas. As a result of this overhaul, the majority of public hospitals have needed to compete in the so-called socialist market economy. The market economy… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0963180111000144

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@article{Zhang2011TensionsBM, title={Tensions between medical professionals and patients in mainland China.}, author={Xinqing Zhang and Margaret Elizabeth Sleeboom-Faulkner}, journal={Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ : the international journal of healthcare ethics committees}, year={2011}, volume={20 3}, pages={458-65} }