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The Resource Institutionalizing Illness Narratives : Discourses on Fever and Care from Southern India

Institutionalizing Illness Narratives : Discourses on Fever and Care from Southern India

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Institutionalizing Illness Narratives : Discourses on Fever and Care from Southern India
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Institutionalizing Illness Narratives
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Discourses on Fever and Care from Southern India
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Institutionalizing Illness Narratives : Discourses on Fever and Care from Southern India
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Institutionalizing Illness Narratives : Discourses on Fever and Care from Southern India
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  • Preface -- Scenario of Epidemics -- Context of Fever Talk -- Dual Dimensions of Fever Care -- Chapterisation -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- About the Author -- Abbreviations -- 1 Interpreting Illness, Disease, Medicine, and Medical Care -- Abstract -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 The Concept of Disease: The Philosophical Debate -- 1.3 Sociologists' Approach to Illness and Disease -- 1.3.1 Sick Role -- 1.3.2 Illness Behaviour to Illness -- 1.3.3 Disease as Culturally Defined -- 1.4 Medicine and Society -- 1.5 Interpreting Medicine -- 1.6 Medical Care as Provisioning and Culture -- 1.7 The Sociology of Medical Knowledge -- 1.8 The Study -- 1.9 The Setting -- 1.9.1 Social Development in Kerala -- 1.9.2 Kerala's Morbidity and Health Care Scenario -- 1.9.3 The Hospital Setting -- 1.10 Theoretical Framework -- 1.11 Secondary-Level Hospitals: The District Hospital and the Immanuel Hospital -- 1.12 Public Hospital at the Primary Level: Community Health Centre -- 1.13 Sivani Hospital -- 1.14 Commonalties and Differences in Hospital Procedures -- 1.15 'Being a Participant Observer' -- References -- 2 Historical Discourses on Fevers -- Abstract -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Early History of Fevers in the West -- 2.3 Classification of Fevers -- 2.4 Fevers During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: Descriptive to Problematic -- 2.5 Practising Physicians' Knowledge of Fevers: An Eighteenth-Century Characteristic -- 2.6 Classification of Fevers: The Primary Task During the Early Nineteenth Century -- 2.7 Morgagni and 'Pathological Anatomy' -- 2.8 Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Pathologisation on Fever -- 2.9 History of Fevers in the Indian Subcontinent -- 2.10 History of Public Health in Travancore -- 2.10.1 International Interventions in Public Health -- 2.11 Medical Care in Travancore -- 2.11.1 Fevers in Travancore
  • 2.11.2 Fever Care in Twentieth-Century Kerala -- 2.12 History of Fevers and Public Health -- References -- 3 Institutionalising Fever Epidemics and Fever Care in Contemporary Kerala -- Abstract -- 3.1 Fevers as Discourse -- 3.2 Discourse Analysis as Theory and Method -- 3.3 Disease Profile of Contemporary Kerala -- 3.3.1 Epidemic Fevers -- 3.3.2 Reporting Fevers -- 3.4 Fever Talk: The Discursive Production of a Disease -- 3.4.1 Response from the Media and the Public -- 3.4.2 Fever Talk in Plural Systems of Medicine -- 3.4.3 Establishment of Fever Clinics -- 3.5 Fever Clinics at Work -- 3.5.1 Biomedical Practice -- 3.5.2 Transactions in a Fever Clinic -- 3.5.3 The Process of Diagnosis -- 3.6 Discourses on Institutionalising an Epidemic -- References -- 4 Fear of Fevers: Risk, Medicalisation, and Provisioning -- Abstract -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Selection of Patients -- 4.3 Health-Seeking Behaviour -- 4.4 Interpreting Fevers in Kerala -- 4.4.1 Fever as that Which Interrupts Day-to-Day Life -- 4.4.2 Tracing the Causes -- 4.4.3 Fever: During and After Suffering -- 4.5 Biomedical Interpretation of Fevers -- 4.6 Lay Versus Medical Categorisation -- 4.6.1 Perceiving Fevers -- 4.6.2 Response to Fevers -- 4.6.3 Time of Seeking Treatment -- 4.6.4 Number of Hospitals Visited Per Episode -- 4.6.5 Interpreting Illness Behaviour -- 4.7 Provisioning of Medical Care -- 4.8 Fever Care as Provisioning -- 4.8.1 Nature of Provisioning of Fever Care: A Population Perspective -- 4.8.2 Fever Care in Hospitals -- 4.8.3 Extent of Laboratory Tests -- 4.8.4 Total Medical Expenditure for One Episode of Fever -- 4.9 Heterogeneity in Private-Sector Health Care -- 4.10 Commercialisation of Fever Care -- 4.11 Risk, Medicalisation, and Provisioning -- References -- 5 Biomedicine Examined: Interpreting the Culture of Fever Care -- Abstract -- 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Early History of Biomedicine -- 5.3 Lineage of Contemporary Biomedicine -- 5.3.1 Contemporary Biomedical Practice -- 5.4 Culture of Medical Practice -- 5.4.1 Culture of Fever Care -- 5.5 Medical Record: A Vehicle for Accomplishing Medical Work -- 5.6 Diagnosis in Biomedicine -- 5.6.1 Ethnography of Diagnosis -- 5.6.2 Medical Uncertainty Despite Laboratory Investigations -- 5.6.3 Vanishing Thermometers in Fever Clinics -- 5.6.4 Body Temperature Versus Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) -- 5.7 Treatment Modalities -- 5.7.1 Symptomatic Treatment -- 5.7.2 Demonstrating Macro Influences Within the Microcosm of Medical Work -- 5.8 Societal Discourse of an Epidemic Interferes with Fever Care -- 5.8.1 Preventive Diagnostics for Surveillance: Expanding Functions of Hospitals -- 5.8.2 Moral Hazard: Insurance Coverage as a Driver of Hospital Admission -- 5.9 Fever Care as Sub-culture of Biomedicine -- References -- 6 Voice of Illness and Voice of Medicine in Doctor-Patient Interaction -- Abstract -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Understanding the Doctor-Patient Interaction -- 6.3 Narratives and the Social World -- 6.4 Narrative Analysis of the Doctor-Patient Interaction -- 6.5 Situating Institutions in Illness Narratives -- 6.6 Narrative as a Mode of Communication: Voices of Interaction -- 6.7 Voice(s) of Medicine -- 6.8 The Context -- 6.9 Voice of Illness -- 6.10 Medicalised Voice and Voice(s) of Medicine -- 6.11 Therapeutic Interaction: A Site of Knowledge Production -- 6.12 Interaction of Thought Styles -- References -- 7 Fever Talk as a Sub-culture of Fever Care -- 7.1 Medical Care and Medical Practice -- 7.2 The Way Forward -- Glossary -- Bibliography
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