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Medical visions : producing the patient through film, television, and imaging technologies / Kirsten Ostherr.

  • Ostherr, Kirsten, 1970-
[2013], ©2013
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Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013], ©2013.

Physical description

x, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-284) and index.


Visual education, health communication, and scientific filmmaking in the early twentieth century -- "The entire medical profession is becoming 'film conscious'" : how cinema became part of medical education -- "The disruption of medical education throughout the world" : global networks for medical media in the postwar era -- From the avant-garde to experimental television : mid-century technologies of medical perception -- Medical relevance and public relations : how cinéma vérité became the video news release -- Medical reality TV, social media, and the networked patient.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
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