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Published: 01 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376668-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7666-8
...PART III ■ INFRASTRUCTURE CHAPTER 7 Th e Partnership Hospital ■ In July 2003, when I fi rst arrived at Madang Hospital, feelings of dis- appointment, frustration, and resignation to failure...
Published: 01 January 1991
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7865-5
... Appendix B: Medical Unions and Associations in the French Hospital Sector This appendix enumerates most of the medical unions and associations in the French hospital sector. This listing gives a clear notion of the extreme fragmentation of the medical profession in France...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
...A Day at the Hospital Shahaduz Zaman In a closely observed portrayal, Shahaduz Zaman (a medical doctor turned an- thropologist) brings to life the daily routine of an understaffed and underresourced government hospital in Bangladesh. In this excerpt he focuses on patients in an...
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By Rafael Campo
Published: 02 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377139-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7713-9
... .II. Alternative Medicine Hospital Song Someone is dying alone in the night. The hospital hums like a consciousness. I see their faces where others see blight. The doctors make their rounds like satellites, impossible to fathom distances. Someone...
Published: 19 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392842-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9284-2
... 3  The Military Hospital It is difficult to describe what it was like during the twenty-four days that Marcos disappeared. My mother gives her own account in a letter dated May 9, 1970: The name of Octávio Medeiros, our friend and secretary to Presi- dent Médici...
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
...The Nurse-Saver and the TV Hostess Advertising Hospital Television, 1950–1970 joy v. fuqua Drawing both from scholarly studies of television’s installation in U.S. homes and from examinations of television as a form of ‘‘public...
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
...From City Hospital to ER: The Evolution of the Television Physician gregg vandekieft Television viewing is a ritual, almost like religion, except that it is attended to more regularly.—Gerbner et al...
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By Amy Hoffman
Published: 04 March 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383031-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8303-1
... Hospital Time In Intensive Care a clock hangs on the wall opposite the bed. Big black numerals. One hand that moves in sudden ticks, minute by fucking minute. The better places put up a calendar as well, although its usefulness is debatable when you think about...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... Royal Hospital The Royal Hospital’s pensioners Are veterans of no recent wars. Within iron-old gates, prisoners, They sit mildly, where flowers Trim gravel, at ease in uniforms...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395768-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9576-8
... Interlude Amputation Day at Princess Marina Hospital “It’s Amputation Day at pmh!” I wrote in my field notes at some point just after lunch one day in June 2008.1 By that point...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395393-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9539-3
...A Visit to Villa Hayes Military Hospital Number 16 Reginald Thompson The Chaco War was fought on most inhospitable terrain. On both sides, more com- batants died from thirst than from enemy fire. The treatment of the wounded was limited by the extreme shortage of medical personnel and...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... unstable mixture of science and impro- vised technique that characterizes practice. And so, drawing on fieldwork in hospitals where I shadowed residents in their daily routine—and observed operations, consultations, and lectures—I now explore the application of the therapeutic rationale in clinical...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394747-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9474-7
... something other than what is can be imagined and maybe realized. RICHARD DYER, ENTERTAINMENT AND UTOPIA Introduction TELEVISION, HOSPITAL, HOME The last time my father and I were together was in a hospital room in Tyler, Texas. He was recovering...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394747-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9474-7
... 1 Convalescent Companions HOSPITAL ENTERTAINMENT BEFORE TELEVISION Motion pictures and radio preceded television’s entrance into hospitals in the United States by more than thirty years. In order...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394747-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9474-7
... 2 Television Goes to the Modern Hospital The introduction of various forms of entertainment also co- incided with hospitals’ efforts at institutional transformation (or at least the transformation of how...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394747-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9474-7
... THERAPEUTICS OF HOSPITAL TELEVISION Dressed in a matching pink robe and nightgown, a woman smiles as she reads a magazine and reclines in bed. Color-coordinated bedside tables, chairs, a chest of drawers, and flower-patterned wall- paper surround her bed. On the chest of drawers, two bouquets of...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394747-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9474-7
.... LISA BELKIN, ‘‘PRIME TIME PUSHERS’’ Television in and out of the Hospital BROADCASTING DIRECTLY TO THE CONSUMER-PATIENT In the I Love Lucy episode ‘‘Lucy Does a tv Commercial originally broadcast on May 5, 1952, Lucy finally gets her television break as a pitch...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397120-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9712-0
... 2 · LAUNCHING THE ENDOWMENT The Hospital and Orphan...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397120-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9712-0
... 3 . LAUNCHING THE ENDOWMENT The Hospital and Orphan Section (Part 2) THE DEPARTURE OF GRAHAM DAVIS in 1940 obviously meant the loss of a singularly creative and industrious staff member for the Endowment, but there...
Published: 07 September 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002062-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0206-2