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Development of Pain Control

Milton J. Lewis

in Medicine and Care of the Dying: A Modern History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195175486
eISBN:
9780199999903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175486.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses pain control. The phenomenon of pain is found at the juncture of human biology and culture, and the prevailing theory—the gate control theory—of how pain operates allows for a ... More


Word, Image, and Movement: Translating Pain

Ein Lall and Roma Chatterji

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a photo essay on a dance performance that was inspired by a chapter in Life and Words in which Veena Das describes her struggle with ‘writing pain’, with the language of social ... More


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