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Symptom

Author: Martyn Evans
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Radcliffe Pub., ©2008.
Series: Medical humanities companion, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The phrase 'medical humanities' has a currency that is wider than any agreement as to what it means, though those engaged in the field usually know what they are attempting. This volume examines the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martyn Evans
ISBN: 9781846192869 1846192862
OCLC Number: 236343293
Description: x, 136 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The patients' stories. Music, interrupted: an illness observed from within. The body as lived experience in health and disease. Issues of privacy and intimacy at the beginnings of illness. Vocabulary of health and illness: the possibilities and limitations of language. Seeing ourselves: interpreting the visual signs of illness. The response to suffering. Another day with a headache: Semiotics of everyday symptoms. Giving meaning to symptoms.
Series Title: Medical humanities companion, v. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Martyn Evans [and others].

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