This anthology explores medical and health-related problems from the perspectives of well-known health care practitioners and medical sociology researchers--all of whom have written about their lives and struggles in vivid detail. Explores major topics such as the healer's role, healers at work, healers and patients, healing and women, healing and outsiders, and re-creating healing institutions. Raises and explores the larger, basic issues of medical practice and medical institutions from a perspective based on firsthand experience and close observation. For those in the medical and health-related fields, and those interested in medical sociology.Diabetic patients could get tea and coffee without sugar, but no patient could get coffee without milk, no matter how much he or she ... Some years earlier, an attempt had been made to slow the meals down a to prolong them from half an hour to an ... whom were grouchy, appeared glad to have them do so a especially at dinnertime, so that they could go home early. ... Two-thirds of the mattress rested on unspringy lattice springs; the remaining third rested on two storage drawers builtanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Healing Experience|
|Publisher||:||Pearson College Division - 1994-01-01|