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Published: 22 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383710-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8371-0
...6. STUDENTS, DISCIPLES, AND THE ART OF SOCIAL NETWORKING Becoming a Physician of Chinese Medicine The present chapter continues my exploration of plurality in contemporary Chinese medicine by examining the connection between medical practice and social relationships. Given the vastness of...
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...
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
...Medicine.com The Internet and the Patient-Physician Relationship faith mclellan Patients who seek medical information from the Internet often pro- voke strong reactions among doctors. These ‘‘wired’’ patients have been documented in...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398431-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9843-1
... Walker Percy, Reluctant Physician Jay Tolson My visit with Walker Percy in the late autumn of 1989 had the melancholy feel of a last farewell. By then we both knew that he was dying of the can• cer that had started in his prostate and quickly spread to other parts of his body. He...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398431
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9843-1
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378235
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7823-5
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394907-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9490-7
... three CULTIVATING THE PHYSICIAN’S BODY How a doctor thinks can first be discerned by how he speaks and how he listens. In addition to words spoken and heard, there is nonverbal communication, his attention to the body language of his patient as well as his own body language—his...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...A Physician’s Notes on Cuba John G. F. Wurdemann South Carolina–born physician John G. F. Wurdemann was one of many European and U.S. travelers who published an account of his experiences in exotic lands in the nineteenth century. He traveled to Cuba in suffering from tubercu- losis and...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381280-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8128-0
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399179-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9917-9
... PAIN PHYSICIANS: ALL ALIKE, ALL DIFFERENT Isabelle Baszanger Associated with the emergence of a specialty or a new professional group is the idea of convergences - of problems, objects, and practices - upheld by the...
Published: 05 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384342-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8434-2
... diana obregón The State, Physicians, and Leprosy in Modern Colombia n this essay I explore the process of medicalization of leprosy in Colombia Iin the early twentieth century.∞ The concept of medicalization refers to the process by which an increasing number of aspects of human...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... aforesaidphysicians have at times been deceived When the sick man dies even after the aforesaid things have been done, if the dead person has many relatives or is the lord of a village and can confront the said behique, which means physician 99 -for those who have little power do not dare to contend with these...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-081
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... Spies and Murderers in the Guise of Physicians and Scientists (1953) V. Minayev Just months before he died, Stalin began to orchestrate another major purge, this one directed against Kremlin doctors, many of whom were Jewish. Stalin’s increasing paranoia was such that in his last years...
Published: 20 February 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380276-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8027-6
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396307
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9630-7
Published: 17 November 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385028-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8502-8
... discrimination and its extreme, free treatment for the indigent, also fol- low. If the obligation of the physician is understood to be first of all to the welfare of the patient, then in particular it takes precedence over financial difficulties (965) In Arrow’s view, the physician’s obligation to provide...
Book Chapter

By Steven Palmer
... Costa Rican physicians, 1870–1910, 71 3. Carlos Durán, patriarch of Costa Rican biomedicine, c. 1910, 75 4. Rockefeller Foundation agents in Guanacaste, 1917, 169 5. Numbers of physicians incorporating into Costa Rica’s Faculty of Medicine per five-year period, 1890–1950, 193...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386865-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8686-5
...6 Other Professions medicine Lawyers are not the only unhappy profession; nationwide, dissatisfaction among doctors is widespread and growing.∞ Just as university professors complain of excessive accountability and erosion of tenure, physicians complain with particular...
Published: 17 November 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385028-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8502-8
... imperfections result in market failure. Third, it includes a discussion of the changing nature of the informational asymmetry between physicians and patients since 1963. 170 Haas-Wilson ARROW’S UNDERSTANDING OF THE NATURE OF INFORMATION IN MEDICAL MARKETS Arrow recognized that medical care markets are...
Published: 17 November 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8502-8
... behavior of physicians) Havighurst (antitrust restraints of trade) 10 Arrow Kronick (charity) Sage...