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Schleifer, Ronald
The chief concern of medicine : the integration of the medical humanities and narrative knowledge into medical practices / Ronald Schleifer and Jerry B. Vannatta ; with Sheila Crow and a contribution by Seth Vannatta
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2013
book jacket
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 4th Floor  R727.3 .S35 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Medicine in literature
Medicine and the humanities
Physician and patient
Physical Description xvi, 456 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The functional realism of medicine -- Modalities of science : narrative, phronesis, and the skills of medicine -- The chief concern of medicine : narrative knowledge and schema-based practice -- The logic of diagnosis : peirce, literary narrative, and the history of present illness -- The patient-physician relationship : the scene of narration -- The patient's story : the apprehension of narration -- Doctors listening and attending to patients : response and engagement with acts of narration -- Narrative and medicine : schemas of narration -- Narrative and everyday medical ethics : schemas of action -- Reading the death of Ivan Ilych
NOTE 520368
Alternate Author Vannatta, Jerry
Crow, Sheila

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