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Cultural sutures [electronic resource] : medicine and media / edited by Lester D. Friedman.

Publication:
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2004.
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (468 p.)
Subjects:
Health in mass media.
Social medicine.
Television in health education.
Journalism, Medical.
Mass media.
Medical subjects:
Attitude to Health.
Mass Media.
Ethics, Medical.
Journalism, Medical.
Public Opinion.
Technology, Medical.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A collection of essays on medicine and media from newspapers through film, television, and computers.
Contents:
Through the looking glass : medical culture and the media / Lester D. Friedman
The pharmaceutical gaze : psychiatry, scopophilia, and psychotropic medication advertising, 1964-1985 / Jonathan M. Metzl
Taken to extremes : newspapers and Kevorkian's televised euthanasia incident / Arthur L. Caplan and Joseph Turow
Stop the presses : journalistic treatment of mental illness / Otto F. Wahl
The nurse-saver and the TV hostess : advertising hospital television, 1950-1970 / Joy V. Fuqua
Exorcising "men in white" on television : an exercise in cultural power / Kelly A. Cole
Drive-by medicine : managed care ads on billboards / Norbert Goldfield
Frankenflicks : medical monsters in classic horror films / Stephanie Brown Clark
Big boys do cry : empathy in the doctor / Lucy Fischer
Institutional impediments : medical bureaucracies in the movies / Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
Images and healers : a visual history of scientific medicine / Marc R. Cohen and Audrey Shafer
From city hospital to ER : the evolution of the television physician / Gregg VandeKieft
The fat detective : obesity and disability / Sander L. Gilman
Dissecting the doctor shows : a content analysis of ER and Chicago hope / Gregory Makoul and Limor Peer
Reproductive freedom, revisionist history, restricted cinema : the strange case of Margaret Sanger and birth control / Martin F. Norden
Continence of the continent : the ideology of disease and hygiene in World War II training films / Christie Milliken
"Invisible invaders" : the global body in public health films / Kirsten Ostherr
The medium is the message : documenting the story of Dax Cowart / Therese Jones
Technologies transforming health care : X-rays, computers, and the internet / Joel D. Howell
The shape of things to come : surgery in the age of medialization / Timothy Lenoir
Medicine.com : the internet and the patient-physician relationship / Faith McLellan
Virtual disability : on the internet, nobody knows you're not a sick puppy / Tod Chambers.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-422) and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 12. Dez 2020)
Contributor:
Friedman, Lester D.
ISBN:
1-283-02374-1
9786613023742
0-8223-8553-8
OCLC:
645396995
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822385530 doi
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