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Narrative Based Medicine

By Trisha Greenhalgh (Edited by), Trisha Greenhalgh (Edited by), Brian Hurwitz (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback / softback, 290 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 November 1998
Edited by two leading general practitioners and with contributions from over 20 authors, this book covers a wide range of topics to do with narrative in medicine. It includes a wealth of real examples of patients' narratives and addresses theoretical and practical issues including the use of narrative as a therapeutic tool, teaching narrative to students, philosophical issues, narrative in legal and ethical decisions, narrative in nursing, and the narrative medical record.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1.Why study narrative? 2.Turtles all the way down Illness stories 3.Themedian isn't the message 4.The night my life changed 5.The good bleed guide 6.Stories of dying 7.Have i got epilepsy or has it got me? Filler: the conker tree Narrative in medicine 8.Pain narratives 9.Following hte story: continuity of care in general practice 10.Narrative and mental health 11.Sirens, stray dogs and the narrative of hilda thomson 12.The surgeon's narrative Filler: pressuring mrs thomas to accept her treatment Learning and teaching narrative 13.Literature in medicine 14.Teaching humanities in the undergraduate medical curriculum 15.The golden narrative in british medicine 16.Nursing, narrative and the moral imagination Filler: Upwardly mobile Understanding narrative in health care 17.Stories that we hear and stories we tell 18.Narrative in psychotherapy 19.The narrative in medical record 20.Anecdote in clinical practice Filler: Dead notes Broader perspectives on narrative in health care 21.Narrative in medical ethics 22.Cross cultural medical narratives: some case studies from latvia and siberia 23.The narrative stream in medical negligence 24.Narrative based medicine in an evidence based world Filler: Dear tom


"Add NBM to your EBM and discard your medical mythology" - Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine

EAN: 9780727912237
ISBN: 0727912232
Publisher: BMJ Books
Dimensions: 21.59 x 13.97 x 1.63 centimeters (0.45 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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