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To fix or to heal: patient care, public health, and the limits of biomedicine

Autores: González González, Ana Marta (Coeditor); Davis, Joseph Eugene (Coeditor)
Lugar de Edición: New York
Editorial: New York University Press
Fecha de publicación: 2015
ISBN: 9781479878246
Número de páginas: 352
Resumen: Introduction Joseph E. Davis Part I: Reductionist Medicine 1. Reductionist Medicine and Its Cultural Authority Joseph E. Davis 2. Metrics and Measurement: The New Professional Management and Health Care in the Audit Society Charles Bosk, et al. 3. The Rise and Fall of the Official View of Addiction Bruce K. Alexander Part II: New Regimes of Disease and Public Health 4. After the Therapeutic Revolution: The Return to Prevention in Medical Policy and Practice Anne Hardy 5. The Global Threat of (Re)emerging Diseases: Contesting the Adequacy of Biomedical Discourse and Practice Jon Arrizabalaga 6. Digitized Health Promotion: Risk and Personal Responsibility for Health and Illness in the Web 2.0 Era Deborah Lupton Part III: The Expanding Medical Domain 7. An Impression of Disorder: Diagnosis, Metaphor, and Medicalization Joseph E. Davis 8. The Problem of Suffering in the Age of Prozac Christina Simko 9. Whither the Neuroscience Revolution: From Medicalization to Enhancement? Luis Echarte Alonso Part IV: Bioethics and Moral Discourse 10. Bioethics and Medicalization John H. Evans 11. Policing the Good Life Jeffrey P. Bishop 12. The Ethical Challenge of Medical Discourse Ana Marta González Conclusion Robert Dingwall