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Improvising Medicine: An African Oncology Ward in an Emerging Cancer Epidemic

Julie Livingston
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780822353270, 082235327X, 9780822353423, 0822353423
Contents
  • The other cancer ward
  • Neoplastic Africa: mapping circuits of toxicity and knowledge
  • Creating and embedding cancer in Botswana's oncology ward
  • Interlude. amputation day at PMH
  • The moral intimacies of care
  • Pain and laughter
  • After ARVs, during cancer, before death
  • Epilogue: changing wards, further improvisations.
Description
228 pages ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-219) and index.
Technical Details
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