There are various ways in which medicine and literature interact, but this paper concentrates on the contribution which literature can make to 'whole person. This book is situated in the field of medical humanities, and the articles continue the dialogue between the disciplines of literature and medicine that was initiated. Founded in , Literature and Medicine is a peer-reviewed journal publishing scholarship that explores representational and cultural practices concerning.


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And how might nurses, looking back, relate these experiences in ways that bring these memories to life again and provide historical context for how nursing education has changed and yet remained the same? Readers meet a black nursing student who is surrounded by white teachers and patients ina mother who rises every morning at literature and medicine a.


Jerald Winakur Literature and medicine under: They succeed or fail on professional treadmills; patient encounters measured out with coffee spoons. Theme issues are announced in calls for papers in the journal and on the journal website.

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Literature and Medicine editors will consider essay clusters devoted to a particular topic or written on a specific occasion.

Submissions on any aspect literature and medicine literature and medicine will be considered, but the journal rarely publishes short notes, personal essays, literature and medicine creative writing.

Authors are advised to look carefully at past issues of the journal available on the journal website before submitting their work.

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But it is not. It is an imperfect science, an enterprise of constantly changing knowledge, uncertain information, fallible literature and medicine and, at the same time, lives on the line.

There is science in what we do, yes, but also habit, intuition and sometimes plain old guessing.

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