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By Sharon R. Kaufman
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... Bioethics medical technologies aging population medical anthropology health policy ...
Book Chapter

By Sharon R. Kaufman
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... medical technologies implantable cardiac defibrillator kidney dialysis liver transplantation Medicare eligibility ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... This chapter shows how the press for new technologies in U.S. health care complicates the goals of medical practice in our aging society. It examines three types of treatment—the implantable cardiac defibrillator, kidney dialysis, and liver transplantation—to reveal how technological innovations...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... introduces the field of ethical choices that infuses the operation of this chain. Such ethical choices determine the goals of clinical research, which therapies are considered appropriate, and how doctors and patients respond. Bioethics medical technologies aging population medical anthropology...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... medical-industrial complex trouble cure technologies ...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... This section returns to the contradictions built into cure and its promise that medical technology can align people’s bodies with what they desire. The author explores these contradictions by expanding on his story of chest reconstruction surgery, laying his desire for a flat chest alongside...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
.... Bioethics medical technologies aging population medical anthropology health policy ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
...Medicine’s Changing Means and Ends This chapter shows how the press for new technologies in U.S. health care complicates the goals of medical practice in our aging society. It examines three types of treatment—the implantable cardiac defibrillator, kidney dialysis, and liver transplantation...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
.... This section asks, what realities are defined as trouble by whom and for whose benefit? Lastly, there is an examination of different kinds of cure—reliable, risky, ambiguous, experimental, and imaginary—and different kinds of cure technologies, some of them medical and others not. medical-industrial...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... identity, and his desire for and ambivalence about female-to-male chest reconstruction surgery. The story of his desire and ambivalence is used to dig farther into the complexities of cure, diagnosis (specifically gender identity disorder), and the use of medical technology. monoculture...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... identity, and his desire for and ambivalence about female-to-male chest reconstruction surgery. The story of his desire and ambivalence is used to dig farther into the complexities of cure, diagnosis (specifically gender identity disorder), and the use of medical technology. shame pride Ashley X...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... people access to vital medical technology and shame them, reveal a path toward less pain and get them locked up. The analysis focuses on diagnosis as a tool and an action rather than a truth and asks the question, to whom is diagnosis useful and for what purposes? This query helps frame a critique...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... to this point are entrenched and ongoing—especially the dominance of private industry in health care services, the priority given to technology use regardless of cost, and the lack of equity in the distribution of medical care—they continue to derail the practice of medicine and the entire health care delivery...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
...: the fact that the pharmaceutical and biotech industries and the for-profit market for technologies have a growing impact on shaping research agendas and thus on shaping treatments. Medicare treatment standards Big Pharma medical cost reimbursement ...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... a comprehensive analysis of threats and opportunities in all areas of the medical center, identified investment opportunities, set performance expectations, and developed resource priorities that transcended the interest of any single department or entity within the institution. Dr. Snyderman became increasingly...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... and large-scale vital systems, making the neoliberal immune system a key node in the national defense. This channeling of fear into optimism in state technologies of control—dread life—unleashed new practices of decolonization by turning medical knowledges, treatment protocols, patient collectives, social...
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By Ralph Snyderman
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
.... Appointment Promotion and Tenure process Biomedical research Interdisciplinary research programs Long Range Plan Office of Science and Technology The changes to the Duke University Medical Center launched during Dr. Snyderman’s first term as Chancellor, however necessary, generated much resistance...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
...” means that global health commodities like drugs, medical devices, water engineering, and care itself are only sometimes assessed in terms of improvements in human corporeal health and well-being. Increasingly the purpose of metrics is also to assess how much money any given technology, commodity...
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
...Enigmatic Variations The prologue opens with the popular image of personal genetics in California as a contrast to the collective approach to genomic science in Singapore. It argues that a study of contemporary medical science in Asia should move beyond the binary West–Asia framework...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... dislocations of U.S. wars abroad; the possibility that the violence of war can be overcome by the technological promise of rehabilitation; the problematic and essential nature of the injured soldier’s masculinity; the rendering of war injuries as affecting both the body and the mind; the simultaneous...