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Comparing the United States and United Kingdom: contrasts and correspondences.
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PMID:  23079298     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The conventionally antithetical stereotypes of the United Kingdom and United States health care systems needs to be modified in the case of the elderly. Relative to the rest of the population, the over-65s in the United States are more satisfied with their medical care than their UK counterparts. There is also much common ground: shared worries about the quality of elderly care and similar attitudes towards assisted death. Comparison is further complicated by within country variations: comparative studies should take account of the fact that even seemingly polar models may have pools of similarity.
Rudolf Klein
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health economics, policy, and law     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1744-134X     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Econ Policy Law     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247224     Medline TA:  Health Econ Policy Law     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  385-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
1Emeritus Professor of Social Policy, Bath University, Bath, UK.
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