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Nursing Wounds

Nurse Practitioners, Doctors, Women Patients, and the Negotiation of Meaning

Nursing Wounds( )
Author: Fisher, Sue
ISBN:978-0-8135-2181-7
Publication Date:Jul 1995
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

Nursing Wounds takes us into the examining rooms of nurse practitioners and doctors to listen to how health care professionals and women patients communicate. The nurse practitioners, unlike the doctors, go beyond the medical problem to ask about the social context of the patients' lives. In these exchanges the doctors insist on reinforcing both their professional status and dominant cultural assumptions about women. While the nurse practitioners sometimes do this, they...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Nursing / Nurse & Patient
Medical / Physician & Patient
Health & Fitness / Women's Health
Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 8.9 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.968 Pounds



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