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Women physicians and the cultures of medicine

Women physicians and the cultures of medicine

gender, health, and power

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women physicians -- United States,
  • Physicians, Women -- history -- United States,
  • Physicians, Women -- psychology -- United States,
  • Culture -- United States,
  • Gender Identity -- United States,
  • History, 19th Century -- United States,
  • History, 20th Century -- United States,
  • History, 21st Century -- United States,
  • Power (Psychology) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ellen More, Elizabeth Fee, Manon Parry.
    ContributionsMore, Ellen Singer, 1946-, Fee, Elizabeth., Parry, Manon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR692 .W677 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16680268M
    ISBN 100801890373, 0801890381
    ISBN 109780801890376, 9780801890383
    LC Control Number2008010932

      An example of medicine’s culture which needs to be changed and causes conflict is one of its many unwritten rules of professional conduct. It states that the hospital attending is the only one who is supposed to go in and tell a patient their medical diagnosis and treatment. Books Written by Physicians Physicians who wrote books, especially novels! Adventures with Patients from the Golden Age of Medicine by. Bernard Patten (Goodreads Author) Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details * or Cancel.

    This is a collection of stories, poems, essays etc. from female physicians who are simultaneously playing the roles of mothers, draughts, wives, homemakers and community leaders. These women physicians speak for their trials and rewards in practicing medicine. Recommended by Aleena Paul '   Cultural competency is an essential skill for family physicians because of increasing ethnic diversity among patient populations. Culture, the shared beliefs and attitudes of a group, shapes ideas Cited by:

      Surgical techniques in the ancient world could be surprisingly advanced. The famous Roman physician Galen (c. – A.D.), who was born in ancient Pergamon near the Asklepion, is generally regarded as the most accomplished medical researcher of the Roman world, and some of his surgical procedures would not be seen again until modern times. He successfully conducted cataract . WOMEN PHYSICIANS AND WORLD WAR I Victorian claim to a distinctively feminine gift for healing and primary devotion to the care of women and children. Further, the shift in professional style outpaced the transformation of actual work. Women physicians continued to work in medicine's separate sphere at least until World War I, and possibly.


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"A great introduction to the history of women in medicine. It offers fresh disciplinary perspectives on the diverse experience of women physicians in nineteenth- and twentieth-century America.

Scholars in women's history, the history of professions, gender studies, and the history of medicine will profit from reading these engaging essays."Format: Paperback. Women physicians and the cultures of medicine, edited by Ellen S.

More, Elizabeth Fee, and Manon Parry, comprises 12 essays, all but one written by women, that examine the wide-ranging experiences of women physicians in the United States, shedding light on their accomplishments and struggles from the midth century to the by: 1.

Illuminating the ethnic, political, and personal diversity of women physicians, the book reveals them as dedicated professionals who grapple with obstacles and embrace challenges, even as they negotiate their own health, sexuality, and body images, the needs of their patients, and the rise of the women's health movement.

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Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine edited by Ellen S. More, Elizabeth Fee, and Manon Parry. This volume examines the wide-ranging careers and diverse lives of American women physicians, shedding light on their struggles for equality, professional accomplishment, and personal happiness over the past years.

Get this from a library. Women physicians and the cultures of medicine. [Ellen Singer More; Elizabeth Fee; Manon Parry;] -- "This volume examines the wide-ranging careers and diverse lives of American women physicians, shedding light on their struggles for equality, professional accomplishment, and personal happiness over.

These words begin Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine, edited by Moore, Fee, and Parry. It is their hope that the book, which concentrates on the period spanning the 19th century to the present, will contribute to the ever-increasing body of literature on the history of women : Pat Fosarelli.

The stories, essays, and especially poems, capture the spirit of women physicians past and present. With more than women's stories, it accurately portrays the sacrifices and rewards of this challenging career.

I especially enjoyed the chapters on mothering, the /5(7). Illuminating the ethnic, political, and personal diversity of women physicians, the book reveals them as dedicated professionals who grapple with obstacles and embrace challenges, even as they negotiate their own health, sexuality, and body images, the needs of their patients, and the rise of the women's health movement.

Share - Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine (, Hardcover) Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine (, Hardcover) famine, and other nating the ethnic, political, and personal diversity of women physicians, the book reveals them as dedicated professionals who grapple with obstacles and embrace.

"A great introduction to the history of women in medicine. It offers fresh disciplinary perspectives on the diverse experience of women physicians in nineteenth- and twentieth-century America.

Scholars in women's history, the history of professions, gender studies, and the history of medicine will profit from reading these engaging essays.". Women physicians and the cultures of medicine, edited by Ellen S.

More, Elizabeth Fee, and Manon Parry, comprises 12 essays, all but one written by women, that examine the wide-ranging experiences of women physicians in the United States, shedding light on their accomplishments and struggles from the midth century to the present.

In this provocative anthology, twelve essays by historians and literary scholars explore the work of women as healers and physicians. The essays range across centuries, nations, and cultures to focus on the ideological and practical obstacles women have faced in the world of by: 8.

Similar Items. Restoring the balance: women physicians and the profession of medicine, / by: More, Ellen Singer, Published: () On the field of mercy: women medical volunteers from the Civil War to the First World War / by: Graf, Mercedes. Published: (). Historically and presently, in many parts of the world, women's participation in the profession of medicine (as physicians or surgeons for instance) has been significantly discouraged.

On the other hand, women's informal practice of medicine in roles such as caregivers, or as allied health professionals, has been widespread.

Most countries of the world now provide women with equal access to. This volume examines the wide-ranging careers and diverse lives of American women physicians, shedding light on their struggles for equality, professional accomplishment, and personal happiness over the past years.

Leading scholars in the history of medicine chronicle the trials and triumphs of such extraordinary women as Marie Zakrzewska, one of the first female medical graduates in the Cited by:   To celebrate National Women Physician Day, we've compiled the career highlights of some of the United States' most inspiring female physicians.

Image from Dreamstime Dr Elizabeth Blackwell (). While this book is now thirty years old, reading some of the descriptions and critiques of modern, American medicine via comments from non-American physicians in this book, you can see the threads of how modern, American-medicine culture and strategy has contributed to the current opioid crisis and how iatrogenic treatment became the third cause of death in the US/5.

These stories of passion, perseverance and success serve as an inspiration to young women considering a career in science or medicine as well as a road map for working women in terms of balancing work and family. All of the women physicians and women scientists in this book strive for a better quality of work life by balancing work and family.

Illuminating the ethnic, political, and personal diversity of women physicians, the book reveals them as dedicated professionals who grapple with obstacles and embrace challenges, even as they negotiate their own health, sexuality, and body images, the needs of their patients, and the rise of the women's health movement.

/5. The definitive compilation of the inspiring and educational stories of women in medicine through the ages and around the world. Women in Medicine: An Encyclopedia tells the hidden history of healing practitioners. Since ancient times, and in every human society, women have played a critical, if unheralded, role in the practice and progress of the medical arts and sciences.Women have made significant contributions to the field of medicine too.

This despite the profession being historically dominated by men. In fact, many of the medical treatments we have today have their roots in the practices of ancient women healers. Here are some of the greatest female doctors who transformed the world of medicine: Metrodora.A significant interdisciplinary contribution to the literature about women and the medical profession.

Women Healers and Physicians brings together essays in history and literature that compare themes across nations, cultures, and time. In fact it is the comparative picture that makes this book unique and fascinating.

-- Edith GellesWomen have traditionally been expected to tend the sick as.