CT Suite: The Work of Diagnosis in the Age of Noninvasive Cutting

CT Suite: The Work of Diagnosis in the Age of Noninvasive Cutting

by Barry F. Saunders
     
 

An ethnography of a hospital's CT (Computed Technography) department that examines how medical imaging alters our ideas about the human body.

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Overview

An ethnography of a hospital's CT (Computed Technography) department that examines how medical imaging alters our ideas about the human body.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822341239
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
01/28/2009
Series:
Body, Commodity, Text Series
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

1. Reading and Writing 13

2. Cutting 93

3. Diagnosing 130

4. Curating 159

5. Testifying and Teaching 199

6. Exposition 275

Impression 300

Notes 307

Clinical Terms and Jargon 345

Bibliography 349

Illustrations 375

Index 379

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