You, too, can be an international medical traveler: reading medical travel guidebooks.

@article{Ormond2012YouTC,
  title={You, too, can be an international medical traveler: reading medical travel guidebooks.},
  author={Meghann Ormond and Matthew Sothern},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={935-41}
}
Drawing on literature on self-help and travel guide writing, this paper interrogates five international medical travel guidebooks aimed at encouraging American and British audiences to travel abroad to purchase medical care. These guidebooks articulate a three-step self-help "program" to produce a "savvy" international medical traveler. First, readers are… CONTINUE READING