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The Resource The sociology of medical science and technology, edited by Mary Ann Elston

The sociology of medical science and technology, edited by Mary Ann Elston

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The sociology of medical science and technology
Title
The sociology of medical science and technology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mary Ann Elston
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UkLW
Illustrations
illustrations
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Elston, Mary Ann.
Series statement
Sociology of health and illness monographs
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  • Social medicine
  • Medical sciences
  • Medical technology
Label
The sociology of medical science and technology, edited by Mary Ann Elston
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part one. Science and clinical practice. Medical pedigrees and the visual production of family disease in Canadian and Japanese genetic counselling practice / Yoshio Nukaga and Alberto Cambrosio. Science versus care: physicians, nurses and the dilemma of clinical research / Mary-Rose Mueller. Bodies of knowledge: lay and biomedical understandings of musculoskeletal disorders / Helen Busby, Gareth Williams and Anne Rogers -- Part two. Constructing professional tools. The rhetoric of prediction and chance in the research to clone a disease gene / Paul Atkinson, Claire Batchelor and Evelyn Parsons. Vital comparisons: the social construction of mortality measurement / Mel Bartley, George Davey Smith and David Blane -- Part three. Assessing and regulating medical technologies. The science and politics of medicines regulation / John Abraham. "Strange bedfellows" in the laboratory of the NHS?: an analysis of the new science of health technology assessment in the United Kingdom / Alex F
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
214 p
Isbn
9780631204473
Lccn
98111017
Other physical details
ill
Label
The sociology of medical science and technology, edited by Mary Ann Elston
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part one. Science and clinical practice. Medical pedigrees and the visual production of family disease in Canadian and Japanese genetic counselling practice / Yoshio Nukaga and Alberto Cambrosio. Science versus care: physicians, nurses and the dilemma of clinical research / Mary-Rose Mueller. Bodies of knowledge: lay and biomedical understandings of musculoskeletal disorders / Helen Busby, Gareth Williams and Anne Rogers -- Part two. Constructing professional tools. The rhetoric of prediction and chance in the research to clone a disease gene / Paul Atkinson, Claire Batchelor and Evelyn Parsons. Vital comparisons: the social construction of mortality measurement / Mel Bartley, George Davey Smith and David Blane -- Part three. Assessing and regulating medical technologies. The science and politics of medicines regulation / John Abraham. "Strange bedfellows" in the laboratory of the NHS?: an analysis of the new science of health technology assessment in the United Kingdom / Alex F
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
214 p
Isbn
9780631204473
Lccn
98111017
Other physical details
ill

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