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Diagnostic Controversy : Cultural Perspectives on Competing Knowledge in Healthcare.

By: Smith-Morris, Carolyn.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Studies in Anthropology Ser: Publisher: London : Routledge, 2015Copyright date: ©2016Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (271 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781315675732.Subject(s): Decision makingAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Diagnostic Controversy : Cultural Perspectives on Competing Knowledge in HealthcareDDC classification: 616.07/5 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures -- 1 Introduction: Diagnosis as the Threshold to 21st Century Health -- PART I Diagnostic Access -- 2 Testing Pregnant Women for HIV: Contestations in the Global Effort to Reduce the Spread of AIDS -- 3 Resisting Tuberculosis or TB Resistance: Enacting Diagnosis in Georgian Labs and Prisons -- PART II Medicalization and Resistance to Diagnosis -- 4 Promotion of Andropause in Brazil: A Case of Male Medicalization -- 5 Making Sense of Unmeasurable Suffering: The Recontextualization of Debut Stories to a Diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome -- 6 Credibility and the Inexplicable: Parkinson's Disease and Assumed Diagnosis in Contemporary Australia -- 7 Defiance, Epistemologies of Ignorance, and Giving Uptake Properly -- PART III Diagnosis in a Global Community -- 8 Supervirus: The Framing of a Doomsday Diagnosis -- 9 Diagnosing Psychosis: Scientific Uncertainty, Locally and Globally -- 10 The Lyme Wars: The Effects of Biocommunicability, Gender, and Epistemic Politics on Health Activation and Lyme Science -- Afterword: Diagnosis: To Tell Apart -- Contributors -- Index.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures -- 1 Introduction: Diagnosis as the Threshold to 21st Century Health -- PART I Diagnostic Access -- 2 Testing Pregnant Women for HIV: Contestations in the Global Effort to Reduce the Spread of AIDS -- 3 Resisting Tuberculosis or TB Resistance: Enacting Diagnosis in Georgian Labs and Prisons -- PART II Medicalization and Resistance to Diagnosis -- 4 Promotion of Andropause in Brazil: A Case of Male Medicalization -- 5 Making Sense of Unmeasurable Suffering: The Recontextualization of Debut Stories to a Diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome -- 6 Credibility and the Inexplicable: Parkinson's Disease and Assumed Diagnosis in Contemporary Australia -- 7 Defiance, Epistemologies of Ignorance, and Giving Uptake Properly -- PART III Diagnosis in a Global Community -- 8 Supervirus: The Framing of a Doomsday Diagnosis -- 9 Diagnosing Psychosis: Scientific Uncertainty, Locally and Globally -- 10 The Lyme Wars: The Effects of Biocommunicability, Gender, and Epistemic Politics on Health Activation and Lyme Science -- Afterword: Diagnosis: To Tell Apart -- Contributors -- Index.

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<p>Carolyn Smith-Morris is a medical anthropologist and Associate Professor at Southern Methodist University.</p>

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