Monthly Archives: September 2010

Experimental Procedure

The Hippocratic Oath: “I swear by Apollo the healer, by Aesculapius, by Health and all the powers of healing, and call to witness all the gods and goddesses that I may keep this Oath and Promise to the best of … Continue reading

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Materials and Methods

Richard Reynolds and John Stone, eds., On Doctoring (Simon and Schuster) Hippocrtic Writings (Penguin) Daniel Defoe, A Journal of the Plague Year (Penguin) Albert Camus, The Plague (Vintage) Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (Signet) John Gunther, Death Be Not Proud (HarperPerennial) Margaret Edson, … Continue reading

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Introduction

The purpose of this experiment was to evaluate medical visions in specific literature pieces.  Results were obtained through thorough reading of the material, critically thinking about the concepts presented in the material, and reflecting from a twentieith century perspective.  It … Continue reading

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Abstract

This experiment examined medical visions in literature with the purpose of evaluating these visions from a twentieth century perspective, referencing the medical, social, political, and economic situations of the novel’s time period, and including creative inferences.  The test consisted of blog entries, reflections … Continue reading

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