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Author Schleifer, Ronald.

Title The chief concern of medicine : the integration of the medical humanities and narrative knowledge into medical practices / Ronald Schleifer and Jerry B. Vannatta ; with Sheila Crow and a contribution by Seth Vannatta
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 456 pages)
Contents The functional realism of medicine -- Modalities of science : narrative, phronesis, and the skills of medicine -- The chief concern of medicine : narrative knowledge and schema-based practice -- The logic of diagnosis : peirce, literary narrative, and the history of present illness -- The patient-physician relationship : the scene of narration -- The patient's story : the apprehension of narration -- Doctors listening and attending to patients : response and engagement with acts of narration -- Narrative and medicine : schemas of narration -- Narrative and everyday medical ethics : schemas of action -- Reading the death of Ivan Ilych
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Medicine and the humanities.
Medicine in literature.
Physician and patient.
Medical History Taking.
Physician-Patient Relations.
Ethics, Medical.
Form Electronic book
Author Crow, Sheila.
Vannatta, Jerry.
ISBN 0472028863 (electronic bk.)
9780472028863 (electronic bk.)