Turning Virchow upside down: medicine is politics on a smaller scale.


The famed German pathologist and statesman Rudolf Virchow said, ‘Politics is medicine on a larger scale’. Income, education, employment, housing, food security, the wider environment – these social determinants of health are the factors that make the biggest difference in whether we will be ill or well, whether our lives will be long or short. Therefore… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0141076816656482


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