Technology and Medical Practice : Blood, Guts and MachinesMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandTheory, Technology and Society: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2010Description: 1 online resource (229 p.)ISBN: 9780754696520Subject(s): Feminism | Feminist theory | Medical personnel and patient | Medical technology -- Social aspects | Social medicine | Technology, MedicalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Technology and Medical Practice : Blood, Guts and MachinesDDC classification: 610.28 LOC classification: R855.3 .T565 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Technology and Medical Practice: Blood, Guts and Machines Ericka Johnson and Boel Berner; PART 1 Judging Bodies; 1 Defining the Pubescent Body: Three Cases of Biomedicine's Approach to'Pathology' Celia Roberts; 2 Learning to Produce, See and Say the (Ab)normal: Professional Vision in Ultrasound Scanning During Pregnancy Kerstin Sandell; 3 Accounting for Incoherent Bodies Dawn Goodwin and Maggie Mort; PART 2 Simulating Bodies
4 The Anatomy of a Surgical Simulation: The Mutual Articulation of Bodies in and Through the Machine Rachel Prentice5 Blonde Birth Machines: Medical Simulation, Techno-corporeality and Posthuman Feminism Jenny Sundén; 6 Simulating Medical Patients and Practices: Bodies and the Construction of Valid Medical Simulators Ericka Johnson; PART 3 Linking Bodies and Machines; 7 Emotion Work, Abjection and Electronic Foetal Monitoring Petra Jonvallen; 8 Incorporating Machines into Laboratory Work: Concepts of Humanness and Machineness Corinna Kruse
9 (Dis)connecting Bodies: Blood Donation and Technical Change, Sweden 1915-1950 Boel BernerEpilogue: Moving Nature/Culture Lucy Suchman; Index
The advanced technologies being used in diagnosis and care within modern medicine, whilst supporting and making medical practices possible, may also conflict with established traditions of medicine and care. The changes in medical practices bought about by the involvement of these artefacts highlights some interesting questions to be addressed in this volume through a focus on various technological practices within hospitals and sociotechnical systems of care.
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