1st Edition

Medical Humanities Companion, Volume 4

ISBN 9781846195556
Published December 30, 2013 by CRC Press
128 Pages

USD $49.95

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Book Description

This fourth volume in the Companion to Medical Humanities series contemplates the challenge of the prognosis, of looking ahead, wondering what will happen, and attempting to make sense of life and death.

Table of Contents

About the editors and authors. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Narratives. A piece of my skin. Prognosis as process. Prognosis, time and commitment. Acute and chronic. Becoming. Prognosis or Prophecy? First do no harm. Technology, ageing and death. Open futures, human finitude. Postscript.

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