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Medical Humanities Companion: V. 1

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Medical Humanities Companion: V. 1 - Evans, Martyn, and Ahlzen, Rolf
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The phrase 'medical humanities' has a currency that is wider than any agreement as to what it means, though those engaged in the field usually know what they are attempting. This volume examines the idea of 'symptom' as a route to understanding the structure of clinical practice. Actual symptoms are always experienced by real, actual individuals - however much those experiences are mediated by language, culture, expectation and the conventions of the clinical consultation. And this in turn is important because it reminds us ...

Medical Humanities Companion: V. 1 2008, CRC Press, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781846192869

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