Book , Online in English

Improvising medicine : an African oncology ward in an emerging cancer epidemic

Julie Livingston.
  • Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2012.
  • 1 online resource (xvi, 228 pages) : illustrations, map
Subjects
Medical Subjects
Genre
  • Electronic books.
Summary
  • Focused on Botswana's only dedicated oncology ward, Improvising Medicine renders the experiences of patients, their relatives, and clinical staff during a cancer epidemic.
Contents
  • note: One. Other Cancer Ward
  • Two. Neoplastic Africa Mapping Circuits of Toxicity and Knowledge
  • Three. Creating and Embedding Cancer in Botswana's Oncology Ward
  • Interlude Amputation Day at Princess Marina Hospital
  • Four. Moral Intimacies of Care
  • Five. Pain and Laughter
  • Six. After ARVs, During Cancer, Before Death.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • OCLC
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9780822395768
  • 0822395762
  • Alternate version:
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 809910888
  • OCLC: 809910888