Botterill, David

Medical Tourism and Transnational Health Care

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
David Botterill, Tomas Mainil, Guido Pennings

Part I. Tourists as Patients

2. Sickness, Health, Tourism and the Ever-Present Threat of Death: Nineteenth-Century Spa and Seasonal Travel
David M. Bruce

3. A Way Through the Maze: Exploring Differences and Overlaps Between Wellness and Medical Tourism Providers
Cornelia Voigt, Jennifer H. Laing

4. Caring for Non-residents in Barbados: Examining the Implications of Inbound Transnational Medical Care for Public and Private Health Care
Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks, Leigh Turner, Rory Johnston, Henry Fraser, Laura Kadowaki, Mary Choi, Krystyna Adams

5. Tourists with Severe Disability
Angie Luther

Part II. Patients as Tourists

6. Beauty and the Beach: Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism
Ruth Holliday, Kate Hardy, David Bell, Emily Hunter, Meredith Jones, Elspeth Probyn, Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor

7. Cross-Border Reproductive Care Around the World: Recent Controversies
Wannes Hoof, Guido Pennings

8. Transplant Tourism
Thomas D. Schiano, Rosamond Rhodes

9. The European Cross-Border Patient as Both Citizen and Consumer: Public Health and Health System Implications
Tomas Mainil, Matt Commers, Kai Michelsen

Part III. Entanglements with Medical Tourism: Policy, Management and Business Responses

10. Canadian Medical Travel Companies and the Globalisation of Health Care
Leigh Turner

11. The Ethical Management of Medical Tourism
Guido Pennings

12. Habermas, Transnational Health Care and Cross-Culturalism
Tomas Mainil, Vincent Platenkamp, Herman Meulemans

13. The Impact of Medical Tourism in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Melisa Martínez Álvarez, Richard D. Smith, Rupa Chanda

14. The Impact of the Internet on Medical Tourism
Daniel Horsfall, Neil Lunt, Hannah King, Johanna Hanefeld, Richard D. Smith

15. Towards a Model of Sustainable Health Destination Management Based on Health Regions
Tomas Mainil, Keith Dinnie, David Botterill, Vincent Platenkamp, Francis Loon, Herman Meulemans

Keywords: Social Sciences, Politics of the Welfare State, Geography, general, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Social Policy, Medical Sociology, Medicine/Public Health, general

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