Narrative Research in Health and Illness / Edition 1

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Overview

From the author - Trisha Greenhalgh - of the best selling How to Read a Paper International contributors explore the theoretical issues of narrative applied to health care, and how they impact on medical practice Particularly timely, as the interface between evidence based and patient centered medicine is increasingly important Will place narrative medicine on a clearer, more intellectually sound footing For clinicians, researchers, nurses, occupational therapists, sociologists, anthropologists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780727917928
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/31/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The ethicality of narrative medicine.

2. Soldiers become casualties: doctor's accounts of the SARSepidemic.

3. Poems from the heart: living with heart failure.

4. performance narratives in the clinical world.

5. "I cut because it helps": narratives of self injury.

6. The DIPex project: collecting personal experiences.

7. Narratives of spirituality and religion in the end-of-lifecare.

8. The death of the narrator.

9. Narrative, emotion and understanding.

10. The voice of experience and the voice of the expert - canthey speak to each other?.

11. Wounded or warrior? Stories of being or becoming deaf.

12. Narrative analysis and contested allogations of Munchausensyndrome by proxy.

13. Confounding the experts: the vindication of parentaltestimony in shaken baby syndrome.

14. Narratives of compound loss: parents' stories from the organretention scandal.

15. The power of stories over statistics: lessons form neonataljaundice and infant airplane safety.

16. Narratives of health inequality: interpreting thedeterminants of health.

17. Narratives of displacement and identity.

18. A thrice-told tale: new readings of an old story.

19. The role of stories and storytelling in organisationalchange efforts: a field study of an emerging "community ofpractice" within the UK National Health Service.

20. Meta-narrative mapping: a new approach to the systematicreview of complex evidence.

21. How narratives work in psychiatric science: an example fromthe biological psychiatry of PTSD.

22. Storytelling policy: constructions of risk in proposals toreform UK mental health legislation.

23. The temporal construction of medical narratives

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