The Resource Cultural sutures : medicine and media, edited by Lester D. Friedman

Cultural sutures : medicine and media, edited by Lester D. Friedman

Cultural sutures : medicine and media
Cultural sutures
Title remainder
medicine and media
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lester D. Friedman
Cataloging source
Dewey number
  • 306.461
  • 306.4/61
index present
LC call number
LC item number
.C835 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Cultural sutures : medicine and media, edited by Lester D. Friedman
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • Introduction: 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 -- the internet and the patient-physician relationship / Faith McLellan -- Virtual disability: on the internet, nobody knows you're not a sick puppy / Tod Chambers
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24 cm
xii, 452 p.
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  • 25137394rm
  • (OCoLC)53476863

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