Options for paying military physicians by Joel N Slackman

Cover of: Options for paying military physicians | Joel N Slackman

Published by Congress of the U.S., Congressional Budget Office in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • United States. -- Office of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services,
  • Physicians -- United States,
  • Medical fees -- United States,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Medical personnel,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Pay, allowances, etc

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Book details

SeriesA CBO study
ContributionsUnited States. Congressional Budget Office
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 72 p. ;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13612859M

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The term military medicine has a number of potential connotations. It may mean: A medical specialty, specifically a branch of occupational medicine attending to the medical risks and needs (both preventive and interventional) of soldiers, sailors and other service members.

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A Proposed Ethic for Military Medicine INTRODUCTION That is, military physicians balance giving absolute priority to the principle of military necessity (adopt-ing a military role-specific ethic) with giving moral weight to their traditional civilian medical priorities.

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