Cultural sutures : medicine and media / edited by Lester D. Friedman.

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Other Authors: Friedman, Lester D.
Format: Book
Published: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: through the looking glass: medical culture and the media / Lester D. Friedman
  • The pharmaceutical gaze: psychiatry, scopophilia, and psychotropic medication advertising, 1964-1985 / Jonathan M. Metzl
  • Taken to extremes: newspapers and Kevorkian's televised euthanasia incident / Arthur L. Caplan and Joseph Turow
  • Stop the presses: journalistic treatment of mental illness / Otto F. Wahl
  • The nurse-saver and the TV hostess: advertising hospital television, 1950-1970 / Joy V. Fuqua
  • Exorcising "men in white" on television: an exercise in cultural power / Kelly A. Cole
  • Drive-by medicine: managed care ads on billboards / Norbert Goldfield
  • Frankenflicks: medical monsters in classic horror films / Stephanie Brown Clark
  • Big boys do cry: empathy in the doctor / Lucy Fischer
  • Institutional impediments: medical bureaucracies in the movies / Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
  • Images and healers: a visual history of scientific medicine / Marc R. Cohen and Audrey Shafer
  • From city hospital to ER: the evolution of the television physician / Gregg VandeKieft
  • The fat detective: obesity and disability / Sander L. Gilman
  • Dissecting the doctor shows: a content analysis of ER and Chicago hope / Gregory Makoul and Limor Peer
  • Reproductive freedom, revisionist history, restricted cinema: the strange case of Margaret Sanger and birth control / Martin F. Norden
  • Continence of the continent: the ideology of disease and hygiene in World War II training films / Christie Milliken
  • "Invisible invaders": the global body in public health films / Kirsten Ostherr
  • The medium is the message: documenting the story of Dax Cowart / Therese Jones
  • Technologies transforming health care: X-rays, computers, and the internet / Joel D. Howell
  • The shape of things to come: surgery in the age of medialization / Timothy Lenoir
  • the internet and the patient-physician relationship / Faith McLellan
  • Virtual disability: on the internet, nobody knows you're not a sick puppy / Tod Chambers.