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The Body of Illness: Narrativity, Embodiment and Relationality in Doctoring and Nursing


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Title: The Body of Illness: Narrativity, Embodiment and Relationality in Doctoring and Nursing
Authors: Sigurdson, Ola
Issue Date: 2015
Extent: 13 s.
Publication type: article, other
Publisher: Göteborgs universitet. University of Gothenburg
Organization: Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion. Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion
Abstract: In this article, I will discuss the connections between narrativity, embodiment and relationality in the practise of doctoring and nursing. In particular, I will elucidate these connections by discussing the patient chart as a diagnostic tool that also determines the kind of relationship the doctor or nurse adopts vis-à-vis the patient and thus what kind of embodiment becomes the subject of examination. This becomes a way to seek the ill body; the body to which medicine devotes its care. T... more
Description: This is a translation of a Swedish paper, “Sjukdomens kropp: Narrativitet, kroppslighet och relationalitet i medicinsk praktik och omvårdnad”, published in Sygdommens kropp: Kritisk Forum for Praktisk Teologi, 31 (123), 2011, p. 6–22. Translated by Rosemary Nordström for Proper English AB. Copyright for the English translation belongs to the author. This translated version is published digitally on April 2015.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/38639
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