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Not Just Bones, Organs, and Science: The New Clinical Subjects of Patient Empowerment

Kelly Underman

in Feeling Medicine: How the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479897780
eISBN:
9781479836338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897780.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how patient empowerment seeks to train medical students to cultivate behaviors, attitudes, and values through disciplinary work done on physicians’ and patients’ affects. ... More


Conclusion: Patient Work in the Context of Personalization

Barbara Prainsack

in Personalized Medicine: Empowered Patients in the 21st Century?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479814879
eISBN:
9781479856909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814879.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In order to create a personalized medicine that foregrounds factors that are important to patients and enhances social solidarity we need to repoliticize understandings of patient participation and ... More


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