Differences in Medicine: Unraveling Practices, Techniques, and Bodies

Differences in Medicine: Unraveling Practices, Techniques, and Bodies

by Marc Berg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822321629

ISBN-13: 9780822321620

Pub. Date: 06/30/1998

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

The way different medical practices differently construct their object.  See more details below

Overview

The way different medical practices differently construct their object.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822321620
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
06/30/1998
Series:
Body, Commodity, Text
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 5.91(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Differences in Medicine: An Introduction1
Performing Sexes and Genders in Medical Practices13
Working on and around Human Fetuses: The Contested Domain of Fetal Surgery28
Clinical Practice and Procedures in Occupational Medicine: A Study of the Framing of Individuals53
Stabilizing Instabilities: The Role of the Laboratory in the United Kingdom Cervical Screening Programme86
Inhaling Drugs and Making Worlds: The Proliferation of Lungs and Asthmas105
Pain Physicians: All Alike, All Different119
Missing Links, Making Links: The Performance of Some Atheroscleroses144
Ontological Choreography: Agency for Women Patients in an Infertility Clinic166
The Architecture of Difference: Visibility, Control, and Comparability in Building a Nursing Interventions Classification202
Order(s) and Disorder(s): Of Protocols and Medical Practices226
References247
Index267
Contributors271

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