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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
...S. Lochlann Jain This essay analyzes the subject positioning demanded by randomized control trials (RCT). Taking seriously the fact that people in late-stage cancer treatments will die, even if one arm of the study receives a “successful” treatment, Jain argues that the RCT framework carries a...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
... classic metabolism, in which food was fuel, providing energy and building blocks to the body. Accordingly, metabolic disorders—treatments for which are the explicit aim of much of this research—are increasingly explained and intervened in as regulatory crises, asynchronies, or instances of misinformation...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 133–162.
Published: 01 January 2020
... source of death is diffuse and leaky. The Indian judiciary has taken up this question in earnest, dispersing the legal treatment of life away from its historical focus on individuated life-beings and toward a more atmospheric domain of biological abstractions and vital circulations: aggregate lung...
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 3 MRC diagram depicting when drug resistance first emerges in subjects after start of treatment ( MRC 1948 : 779) Figure 3. MRC diagram depicting when drug resistance first emerges in subjects after start of treatment (MRC 1948: 779) More
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Figure 3 MRC diagram depicting when drug resistance first emerges in subjects after start of treatment ( MRC 1948 : 779) Figure 3. MRC diagram depicting when drug resistance first emerges in subjects after start of treatment (MRC 1948: 779) ...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2018
... commonly characterized as “cured” if they have no detectable disease following treatment. This term is an oversimplification for many diseases, where a proportion of treated individuals will relapse. RCTs of therapeutic agents are designed to quantify the effect of an intervention compared to no...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (3): 686–689.
Published: 01 September 1995
...* Beijing (Reuters)-China, facing persistent overseas charges of torture and mis- treatment in its prisons and labour-reform camps, said on Wednesday jail condi- tions were so good inmates even enjoy karaoke bars and art salons. “Good conditions...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2018
... twentieth-century Ayurvedic treatises, written in Tamil, on the treatment of tuberculosis. What drew my attention was the reference to the moon god, Chandran, which prefaced many of these works. In these texts, Chandran was figured as the primordial victim of tuberculosis. 2 If cure in biomedicine is...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 453–477.
Published: 01 September 2004
... outing. Dalene had already seen several doctors about her hand, first at the university clinic in Alexandra (First Avenue), then in Parktown, at the Johannesburg General Hospital. But the treatment she had been given...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2005
... without functional value both for diabetes prevention programs and for clinical treatments of the disease and the wide range of symp- toms that often ensue, including loss of limb use, internal organ failure, sensory and vision loss, and—for male diabetics—erectile dysfunction. The classification...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 457–472.
Published: 01 September 2006
... a nongov- ernmental organization). With treatment regimens available, functional residents had been asked to move out, and Caasah had been redesigned as a short-term care facility for ill patients and a shelter for HIV-positive orphans...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... randomized control trials unpacks the ways in which late-stage cancer trials require the subject’s “health . . . to provide for the investigator evidence of efficacious treatments.” Jain is exercised less by the high probability of death than by the phenomenon that is shrouded in silence, the mas...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 1992
... requirements apply to all facilities that generate medical waste and transport it off-site for disposal or treatment. SMALL QUANTITY GENERATORS A professional practice or facility which produces and ships off-site for disposal less than 50 pounds of medical waste in a calendar month is...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 101–128.
Published: 01 January 2005
... between the HIV virus and AIDS, the related effi cacy of antiretroviral drugs in treatment of the disease, and his defense of the public health policy of his regime, go to www.tac.org.za. For a broader view of South African...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
... “disaster psychiatry,” see Breslau 2000 . 11 The results of a study MSF conducted in Burj al-Barajneh alongside its clinical work indicate a prevalence rate for “current mental disorders” of 19.4 percent, with depression the most common at 8.3 percent, and a treatment gap of 96 percent ( Lhosa et al...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2006
... the juvenile criminal by suggesting the possibility of correction through earlier intervention or prolonged treatment. They functioned as evidence of the juvenile criminals’ incorrigibility, their inability or even unwillingness to respond to reha...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2012
... University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000. They emerged out of a longer, contested history surrounding the definition of “essential medi- cines” as well as the powerful tide of transnational moral discourse surrounding treatment for HIV...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- enced when they found that the treatment they needed would cost them the equivalent of a goat or five day’s wages. Those who visited the dispensary com- plaining of a stomachache or chest pains would often be sent home with one...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
... trauma. Tahmina’s friend remained in Dhaka, while the Acid Survivors Foundation sent Tahmina to Rome for five months of intensive treatment. Sulfuric acid is a dense, oily, highly corrosive liquid. In rapidly industrial...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 57–59.
Published: 01 January 1992
... imagination and fantasy in the colonial relations of Europeans and Africans; it captures a postmodern imagination; it “digests” an enormous range of observations into a single treatment; it dis- rupts much of the description and analysis of the postcolonial state that has been current in political...