Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness

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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 ...

Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness 2008, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195340228

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Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195166750

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