The Resource Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society, Henry J. Aaron, William B. Schwartz, editors

Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society, Henry J. Aaron, William B. Schwartz, editors

Label
Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society
Title
Coping with Methuselah
Title remainder
the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society
Statement of responsibility
Henry J. Aaron, William B. Schwartz, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
304.6/45
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1061
LC item number
.C654 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 116
NLM item number
C783 2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1922-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aaron, Henry J
  • Schwartz, William B.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Longevity
  • Life expectancy
  • Old age
  • Medical technology
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Life Expectancy
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Longevity
  • Socioeconomic Factors
Label
Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society, Henry J. Aaron, William B. Schwartz, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / Henry J. Aaron and William B. Schwartz -- The impact of the revolution in biomedical research on life expectancy by 2050 / John T. Potts and William B. Schwartz. Comment by Nicholas Wade -- Our uncertain demographic future / Henry J. Aaron and Benjamin H. Harris. Comment by Stephen Goss -- The changing face of health care / Alan M. Garber and Dana P. Goldman -- Labor market effects of dramatic longevity improvement / Gary Burtless. Comment by Dora L. Costa -- The impact of major improvements in life expectancy on the financing of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid / John B. Shoven. Comment by William G. Gale -- Ethical aspects of major increases in life span and life expectancy / Alexander M. Capron. Comment by Margaret P. Battin -- Increased life expectancy: a global perspective / Barry P. Bosworth and Benjamin Keys. Comment by Martin Baily
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 296 p.
Isbn
9780815700395
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003019908
Other physical details
ill.
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  • (CaMWU)u1387876-01umb_inst
  • 903390
  • (Sirsi) AQH-3974
  • (OCoLC)52055068
Label
Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society, Henry J. Aaron, William B. Schwartz, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / Henry J. Aaron and William B. Schwartz -- The impact of the revolution in biomedical research on life expectancy by 2050 / John T. Potts and William B. Schwartz. Comment by Nicholas Wade -- Our uncertain demographic future / Henry J. Aaron and Benjamin H. Harris. Comment by Stephen Goss -- The changing face of health care / Alan M. Garber and Dana P. Goldman -- Labor market effects of dramatic longevity improvement / Gary Burtless. Comment by Dora L. Costa -- The impact of major improvements in life expectancy on the financing of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid / John B. Shoven. Comment by William G. Gale -- Ethical aspects of major increases in life span and life expectancy / Alexander M. Capron. Comment by Margaret P. Battin -- Increased life expectancy: a global perspective / Barry P. Bosworth and Benjamin Keys. Comment by Martin Baily
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 296 p.
Isbn
9780815700395
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003019908
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1387876-01umb_inst
  • 903390
  • (Sirsi) AQH-3974
  • (OCoLC)52055068

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