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Women's bodies and medical science : an inquiry into cervical cancer, Linda Bryder

Label
Women's bodies and medical science : an inquiry into cervical cancer
Title
Women's bodies and medical science
Title remainder
an inquiry into cervical cancer
Statement of responsibility
Linda Bryder
Title variation
Women's bodies & medical science
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An analysis of the 1987 scandal in which a New Zealand doctor was accused of allowing a number of women to develop cervical cancer from carcinoma in situ as part of an ongoing experiment begun in the 1960s. Addresses aspects of medicine and public health, patient welfare, the use and interpretation of medical technology, randomized controlled trials, mass population screening, and the role of the physician in research
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Cataloging source
NLM
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Bryder, Linda
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Science, technology and medicine in modern history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National Women's Hospital (Auckland, N.Z.)
  • Cancer
  • Women's health services
  • Women's health services
  • Cervix uteri
  • Cervix uteri
  • Cervix uteri
  • Medicine
  • Medical ethics
Label
Women's bodies and medical science : an inquiry into cervical cancer, Linda Bryder
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-245) and index
Contents
Introduction : an inquiry into cervical cancer -- Carcinoma in situ : meanings and medical significance -- Management of patients with carcinoma in situ -- The therapeutic relationship and patient consent -- A profession divided -- Population-based cervical screening -- Four women take on the might of the medical profession -- The cervical cancer inquiry and the 'full story' -- Media wars : the report's reception -- New world, better world? Implementing Cartwright -- The aftermath : public perceptions of unethical practice -- Conclusion : an 'unfortunate experiment'?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vi, 250 p.
Isbn
9780230236035
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
  • 3770407-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3770407
  • (Sirsi) o318872938
  • (OCoLC)318872938
Label
Women's bodies and medical science : an inquiry into cervical cancer, Linda Bryder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-245) and index
Contents
Introduction : an inquiry into cervical cancer -- Carcinoma in situ : meanings and medical significance -- Management of patients with carcinoma in situ -- The therapeutic relationship and patient consent -- A profession divided -- Population-based cervical screening -- Four women take on the might of the medical profession -- The cervical cancer inquiry and the 'full story' -- Media wars : the report's reception -- New world, better world? Implementing Cartwright -- The aftermath : public perceptions of unethical practice -- Conclusion : an 'unfortunate experiment'?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vi, 250 p.
Isbn
9780230236035
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
  • 3770407-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3770407
  • (Sirsi) o318872938
  • (OCoLC)318872938

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