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Product Description: Each year, more and more Americans travel out of the country seeking low cost medical treatments abroad, including fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF). As the lower middle classes of the United States have been priced out of an expensive privatized “baby business,” the Czech Republic has emerged as a central hub of fertility tourism, offering a plentitude of blonde-haired, blue-eyed egg donors at a fraction of the price...read more

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9781479827664 | New York Univ Pr, August 9, 2016, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Each year, more and more Americans travel out of the country seeking low cost medical treatments abroad, including fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF).

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9781479849109 | New York Univ Pr, August 9, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Each year, more and more Americans travel out of the country seeking low cost medical treatments abroad, including fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF).

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Product Description: Today more people travel to Hungary for dental care than to any other country in Europe. The fascinating story of how Hungary became Europe's dental chair is a case study in medical tourism, which has become a growing multi-billion-dollar industry — exploding in places as varied as India, Brazil, Korea, and Costa Rica — as countries rewrite laws to compete for patients...read more

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9780990976387 | 1 edition (Columbia Global Reports, February 9, 2016), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Today more people travel to Hungary for dental care than to any other country in Europe.

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Product Description: 'The authors take a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to examine key issues of the cross border movement of patients. State-of-the-art analysis is underpinned by extensive country studies. An essential read for policy makers, regulators, practitioners and students who want to understand, influence and shape this key dimension of the globalisation of health...read more
By Johanna Hanefeld (editor)

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9781783471188 | 1 edition (Edward Elgar Pub, August 26, 2015), cover price $240.00 | About this edition: 'The authors take a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to examine key issues of the cross border movement of patients.

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Product Description: Historically organised at a local or national scale, the fields of medicine and healthcare are being radically transformed by new communication, transport and biotechnologies creating, in the process, a genuinely globalised sphere of biomedical production and consumption...read more
By Isabel Dyck (editor)

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9781409457176 | Ashgate Pub Co, June 3, 2015, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Historically organised at a local or national scale, the fields of medicine and healthcare are being radically transformed by new communication, transport and biotechnologies creating, in the process, a genuinely globalised sphere of biomedical production and consumption.

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Product Description: The era of globalization allows for more connectivity between nations and cultures. This increase in international association gives citizens more availability to take advantage of opportunities in other nations, such as medical assistance and accompanying services...read more

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9781466685741 | Har/psc edition (Igi Global, July 16, 2015), cover price $235.00 | About this edition: The era of globalization allows for more connectivity between nations and cultures.
9780534079529, titled "Sight, Sound, Motion: Applied Media Aesthetics" | Wadsworth Pub Co, April 1, 1990, cover price $77.95 | also contains Sight, Sound, Motion: Applied Media Aesthetics | About this edition: * Approaches theory through 5 interconnected aesthetic fields, or dimensions: light and color; area and screen focus; depth and volume; time and motion; and sound.

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Product Description: International medical travel (IMT), people crossing national borders in the pursuit of healthcare, has become a growing phenomenon. With many of the countries currently being promoted as IMT destinations located in the ‘developing’ world, IMT poses a significant challenge to popular assumptions about who provides and receives care since it inverses and diversifies presumed directionalities of care...read more

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9780415502382 | Routledge, March 4, 2013, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: International medical travel (IMT), people crossing national borders in the pursuit of healthcare, has become a growing phenomenon.

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9781138910560 | Routledge, February 27, 2015, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: International medical travel (IMT), people crossing national borders in the pursuit of healthcare, has become a growing phenomenon.

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Product Description: Health, Tourism and Hospitality: Spas, Wellness and Medical Travel, 2nd Edition takes an in-depth and comprehensive look at the growing health, wellness and medical tourism sectors in a global context. The book analyses the history and development of the industries, the way in which they are managed and organised, the expanding range of new and innovative products and trends, and the marketing of destinations, products and services...read more

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9780415638647, titled "Health, Tourism and Hospitality: Spas, Wellness and Medical Travel" | 2 edition (Routledge, February 14, 2014), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Health, Tourism and Hospitality: Spas, Wellness and Medical Travel, 2nd Edition takes an in-depth and comprehensive look at the growing health, wellness and medical tourism sectors in a global context.

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9780415638654, titled "Health, Tourism and Hospitality: Spas, Wellness and Medical Travel" | 2 pap/psc edition (Routledge, February 11, 2014), cover price $70.95 | About this edition: Health, Tourism and Hospitality: Spas, Wellness and Medical Travel, 2nd Edition takes an in-depth and comprehensive look at the growing health, wellness and medical tourism sectors in a global context.

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Product Description: Core values of society, health and wellbeing impact today on all aspects of our lives, and have also increasingly influenced patterns of tourism consumption and production. In this context wellness has developed into a significant dimension of tourism in a number of new and long established destinations...read more
By Christof Pforr (editor) and Cornelia Voigt (editor)

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9780415644679 | Routledge, October 29, 2013, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Core values of society, health and wellbeing impact today on all aspects of our lives, and have also increasingly influenced patterns of tourism consumption and production.

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Product Description: Tourism has long been associated with improved health, resulting in a boom of spas, yoga and rejuvenation treatments. Medical tourism itself is a more recent example of niche tourism, with increasing numbers of people travelling abroad in search of cosmetic enhancement and solutions to various serious medical conditions often by surgery...read more

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9781845936600 | C A B Intl, December 31, 2010, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Tourism has long been associated with improved health, resulting in a boom of spas, yoga and rejuvenation treatments.

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9781780643694 | Reprint edition (C A B Intl, June 30, 2013), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Tourism has long been associated with improved health, resulting in a boom of spas, yoga and rejuvenation treatments.

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Product Description: The phenomenon of transnational health care has grown rapidly over recent years and this book provides a comprehensive landscape of diverse research communities' attempts to capture its implications for existing bodies of knowledge in selected aspects of medicine, medical ethics, health policy and management, and tourism studies...read more
By Tomas Mainil (editor)

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9780230362369 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 24, 2013), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The phenomenon of transnational health care has grown rapidly over recent years and this book provides a comprehensive landscape of diverse research communities' attempts to capture its implications for existing bodies of knowledge in selected aspects of medicine, medical ethics, health policy and management, and tourism studies.

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Product Description: A multidisciplinary international team examines the safety, ethics, and health implications of the emerging global market for health care, and the issues that arise when patients cross borders for medical procedures they cannot afford or access at home, from liposuction to kidney transplants...read more
By Jill R. Hodges (editor), Ann Marie Kimball (editor) and Leigh Turner (editor)

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9780313399350 | Praeger Pub Text, July 6, 2012, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: A multidisciplinary international team examines the safety, ethics, and health implications of the emerging global market for health care, and the issues that arise when patients cross borders for medical procedures they cannot afford or access at home, from liposuction to kidney transplants.

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Product Description: Medical and health tourism is a significant area of growth in the export of medical, health and tourism services. Although spas and improved well-being have long been part of the tourist experience, health tourism now includes travel for medical purposes ranging from cosmetic and dental surgery through to transplants and infertility treatment...read more
By C. Michael Hall (editor)

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9780415665759 | Routledge, July 13, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Medical and health tourism is a significant area of growth in the export of medical, health and tourism services.

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Product Description: Traveling abroad for affordable health care. The Complete Idiot?s Guide® to Medical Travel covers the financial advantages and treatment options for those who choose to travel abroad for health care. The guide will also show readers how to minimize risks as they search for the right countries, facilities, and doctors to meet their medical needs...read more

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9781592578085 | 1 edition (Alpha Books, February 25, 2009), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Traveling abroad for affordable health care.

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