The Resource Hearts exposed : transplants and the media in 1960s Britain, Ayesha Nathoo

Hearts exposed : transplants and the media in 1960s Britain, Ayesha Nathoo

Label
Hearts exposed : transplants and the media in 1960s Britain
Title
Hearts exposed
Title remainder
transplants and the media in 1960s Britain
Statement of responsibility
Ayesha Nathoo
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nathoo, Ayesha
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RD598.35.T7
LC item number
N38 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Science, technology, and medicine in modern history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heart
  • Health in mass media
Label
Hearts exposed : transplants and the media in 1960s Britain, Ayesha Nathoo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-254) and index
Contents
Making the heart transplantable -- The 'pump' : its disciplines, institutions and professionals -- 'Spare-part surgery' and human heart transplants -- Preparing doctors and the public -- Communicating medicine in post-war Britain -- Doctors and the control of medical communication -- Making medical news and the challenge of television -- Medical accountability -- Creating the most famous operation in the world -- Breaking news -- Louis Washkansky : the world's most famous patient -- Christiaan Barnard : South Africa's 'most valued ambassador' -- 'The most extraordinary programme ever shown on television' : a new medium for debating medicine -- Negotiating arenas and methods of medical debate -- Tomorrow's world in the making : shaping medical debate -- Response to the 'medical circus' -- Hospital-media relations in the first British heart transplant -- Staging a press conference to manage a media event -- Continuing the story : using the press or being used? -- Divided communities -- Managing medicine's image in the 'time of the heart transplants' -- Public accountability -- 'Brain death' and access to medical decision-making -- Donor supply and trust in the medical profession -- A moratorium on heart transplants
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 262 p.
Isbn
9781656515506
Lccn
2008042702
Other control number
40016565155
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3325552-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3325552
  • (Sirsi) o232981149
  • (OCoLC)232981149
Label
Hearts exposed : transplants and the media in 1960s Britain, Ayesha Nathoo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-254) and index
Contents
Making the heart transplantable -- The 'pump' : its disciplines, institutions and professionals -- 'Spare-part surgery' and human heart transplants -- Preparing doctors and the public -- Communicating medicine in post-war Britain -- Doctors and the control of medical communication -- Making medical news and the challenge of television -- Medical accountability -- Creating the most famous operation in the world -- Breaking news -- Louis Washkansky : the world's most famous patient -- Christiaan Barnard : South Africa's 'most valued ambassador' -- 'The most extraordinary programme ever shown on television' : a new medium for debating medicine -- Negotiating arenas and methods of medical debate -- Tomorrow's world in the making : shaping medical debate -- Response to the 'medical circus' -- Hospital-media relations in the first British heart transplant -- Staging a press conference to manage a media event -- Continuing the story : using the press or being used? -- Divided communities -- Managing medicine's image in the 'time of the heart transplants' -- Public accountability -- 'Brain death' and access to medical decision-making -- Donor supply and trust in the medical profession -- A moratorium on heart transplants
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 262 p.
Isbn
9781656515506
Lccn
2008042702
Other control number
40016565155
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3325552-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3325552
  • (Sirsi) o232981149
  • (OCoLC)232981149

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