First, Do No Harm: Empathy and the Writing of Medical Journal Articles available in Hardcover
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Series:||Studies in American Popular History and Culture Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.00(d)|
Table of ContentsChapter I. Overview: A Rhetorical Shift, Over Time, in the Social Construction of Patients in the New England Journal of Medicine
Chapter II. New England Journal of Medicine, March 25, 1828: On a Last-Name Basis with Fleshed-Out Patients
Chapter III. New England Journal of Medicine, March 25, 1858: "Medical Priests" Constructing "Good" and "Bad" Patients
Chapter IV. New England Journal of Medicine, March 29, 1888: Reductionist Measurements and "Refractory" Patients
Chapter V. New England Journal of Medicine, March 28,1918: Nationalistic and Metaphoric Constructions of Patients
Chapter VI. New England Journal of Medicine, March 25, 1948: "Problem" Patients to "Perform on" and "Manage"
Chapter VII. Conclusion: Speculation about Causes and Consequences of Less Empathetic Language
Appendix A: Classical Roots and Modern Meaning of Empathy
Appendix B: Suggestions for Avoiding Nonempathetic Language
Appendix C: Brief Summaries of New England Journal of Medicine Chapters