Experiment Perilous: Physicians and Patients Facing the Unknown

Experiment Perilous: Physicians and Patients Facing the Unknown

by Renee C. Fox
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560009497

ISBN-13: 9781560009498

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

"This is a brilliant work of lasting value to both sociology and anthropology by a person combining the talent of keen observer with the highest level of theoretical sophistication. . . a major contribution to our understanding of the nature and structure of a significant social situation." —David M. Schneider, The University of Chicago  See more details below

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"This is a brilliant work of lasting value to both sociology and anthropology by a person combining the talent of keen observer with the highest level of theoretical sophistication. . . a major contribution to our understanding of the nature and structure of a significant social situation." —David M. Schneider, The University of Chicago

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560009498
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
289
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the 1974 Edition9
IIntroduction to the Metabolic Research Group and Ward F-Second13
IIThe Physicians of the Metabolic Group: Some of their Problems and Stresses26
IIIHow the Physicians of the Metabolic Group Came to Terms with their Problems and Stresses69
IVThe Patients of Ward F-Second: Some of their Problems and Stresses114
VHow the Patients of Ward F-Second Came to Terms with their Problems and Stresses139
VIThree F-Seconders: Paul O'Brian, Leo Angelico, and Jackie Foote191
VIIWard F-Second, the Metabolic Group, and the Sociologist210
VIIIGeneral Significance of "Experiment Perilous"237
Epilogue259
Index285

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