Literature and medicine : a practical and pedagogical guide / Ronald Schleifer, Jerry B. Vannatta, authors

By: Schleifer, Ronald [author]
Contributor(s): Vannatta, Jerry [author] | Ohio Library and Information Network
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]Copyright date: ©2019Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783030191283; 3030191281Subject(s): Medicine in literature | Literature and medicine | Medical educationGenre/Form: Electronic books DDC classification: 610.7 LOC classification: R702 | .S34 2019ebOnline resources: SpringerLink Connect to resource | SpringerLink Connect to resource | SpringerLink Connect to resource (off-campus)
Contents:
Chapter One: Narrative and Cognitive Science; Literature and Medicine -- Chapter Two: The Narrative Structure of Diagnosis -- Chapter Three: Literature and Professionalism in Medicine -- Chapter Four: Rapport and Empathy in Medicine -- Chapter Five: Listening to Patients -- Chapter Six: The Patient -- Chapter Seven: The Doctor -- Chapter Eight: Everyday Ethics of Medicinal Practices -- Chapter Nine: Culture -- Chapter Ten: Sexual and Domestic Abuse -- Chapter Eleven: Pain -- Chapter Twelve: Ageing -- Chapter Thirteen: Mistakes in Medicine -- Chapter Fourteen: Death and Dying -- Chapter Fifteen: Afterword
Summary: Literature and Medicine: A Practical and Pedagogical Guide is designed to introduce narrative medicine in medical humanities courses aimed at pre-medicine undergraduates and medical and healthcare students. With excerpts from short stories, novels, memoirs, and poems, the book guides students on the basic methods and concepts of the study of narrative. The book helps healthcare professionals to build a set of skills and knowledge central to the practice of medicine including an understanding of professionalism, building the patient-physician relationship, ethics of medical practice, the logic of diagnosis, recognizing mistakes in medical practice, and diversity of experience. In addition to analyzing and considering the literary texts, each chapter includes a vignette taken from clinical situations to help define and illustrate the chapters theme. Literature and Medicine illustrates the ways that engagement with the humanities in general, and literature in particular, can create better and more fulfilled physicians and caretakers
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Chapter One: Narrative and Cognitive Science; Literature and Medicine -- Chapter Two: The Narrative Structure of Diagnosis -- Chapter Three: Literature and Professionalism in Medicine -- Chapter Four: Rapport and Empathy in Medicine -- Chapter Five: Listening to Patients -- Chapter Six: The Patient -- Chapter Seven: The Doctor -- Chapter Eight: Everyday Ethics of Medicinal Practices -- Chapter Nine: Culture -- Chapter Ten: Sexual and Domestic Abuse -- Chapter Eleven: Pain -- Chapter Twelve: Ageing -- Chapter Thirteen: Mistakes in Medicine -- Chapter Fourteen: Death and Dying -- Chapter Fifteen: Afterword

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Literature and Medicine: A Practical and Pedagogical Guide is designed to introduce narrative medicine in medical humanities courses aimed at pre-medicine undergraduates and medical and healthcare students. With excerpts from short stories, novels, memoirs, and poems, the book guides students on the basic methods and concepts of the study of narrative. The book helps healthcare professionals to build a set of skills and knowledge central to the practice of medicine including an understanding of professionalism, building the patient-physician relationship, ethics of medical practice, the logic of diagnosis, recognizing mistakes in medical practice, and diversity of experience. In addition to analyzing and considering the literary texts, each chapter includes a vignette taken from clinical situations to help define and illustrate the chapters theme. Literature and Medicine illustrates the ways that engagement with the humanities in general, and literature in particular, can create better and more fulfilled physicians and caretakers

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