Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness
Oxford University Press, 2. 3. 2006 - Počet stran: 288
Narrative medicine has emerged in response to a commodified health care system that places corporate and bureaucratic concerns over the needs of the patient. Generated from a confluence of sources including humanities and medicine, primary care medicine, narratology, and the study of doctor-patient relationships, narrative medicine is medicine practiced with the competence to recognize, absorb, interpret, and be moved by the stories of illness. By placing events in temporal order, with beginnings, middles, and ends, and by establishing connections among things using metaphor and figural language, narrative medicine helps doctors to recognize patients and diseases, convey knowledge, accompany patients through the ordeals of illness--and according to Rita Charon, can ultimately lead to more humane, ethical, and effective health care. Trained in medicine and in literary studies, Rita Charon is a pioneer of and authority on the emerging field of narrative medicine. In this important and long-awaited book she provides a comprehensive and systematic introduction to the conceptual principles underlying narrative medicine, as well as a practical guide for implementing narrative methods in health care. A true milestone in the field, it will interest general readers, and experts in medicine and humanities, and literary theory.
Výsledky 1-5 z 5
What, the doctor should learn to ask, is different about this disease as it manifests
itself in this particular patient? What, he or she should ask at the same time, is
unique about this patient as a host of this disease? Clinical medicine is only ...
Doctors might be convinced about the cause of a disease only by replicable
scientific evidence, while patients may be swayed in their beliefs about etiology
by faith, culture, family lore, and mythic/magical notions of human biology.
One can trace the development of Western medicine's beliefs about disease from
its Hippocratic and Galenic roots to the present by attending to the tensions
between the general and the particular.23 The anticontagionists of the 1840s in ...
They do this because disease theory (the concept that when people are sick a
disease can always be discovered whose constant characteristics provide a
rational basis for the illness and for the action of doctors) dictates the importance
U této knihy jste dosáhli svého limitního počtu zobrazení..
Co říkají ostatní - Napsat recenzi
LibraryThing ReviewRecenze od uživatele - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing
Narrative medicine is the practice of incorporating an understanding of narrative into one's medical work and/or training, and also encapsulates the practice of training workers in medicine to ... Přečíst celou recenzi
Telling Ones Life
The Patient the Body and the Self
Attention Representation and Affiliation
The Parallel Chart