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Improvising medicine [electronic resource] : an African oncology ward in an emerging cancer epidemic / Julie Livingston.

Author/Creator:
Livingston, Julie.
Publication:
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2012
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (247 p.)
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
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Subjects:
Cancer -- Botswana.
Cancer -- Treatment -- Botswana.
Oncology -- Botswana.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Focused on Botswana's only dedicated oncology ward, Improvising Medicine renders the experiences of patients, their relatives, and clinical staff during a cancer epidemic.
Contents:
The other cancer ward
Neoplastic Africa: mapping circuits of toxicity and knowledge
Creating and embedding cancer in Botswana's oncology ward
Interlude. amputation day at PMH
The moral intimacies of care
Pain and laughter
After ARVs, during cancer, before death
Epilogue: changing wards, further improvisations.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
9786613896254
1-283-58380-1
0-8223-9576-2
OCLC:
809910888
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822395768 doi