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Title Knowing and Acting in Medicine / Edited by Robyn Bluhm.

Publication Info. London ; Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield International Ltd., [2017]


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Description vi, 262 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Robyn Bluhm -- Case-based (Casuistic) Decision Making / Mark R. Tonelli -- Evidence-based Medicine versus Expertise : Knowledge, Skills, and Epistemic Actions / Sophie van Baalen and Mieke Boon -- Phenomenology, Typification, and Ideal Types in Psychiatric Diagnosis and Classification / Anthony Vincent Fernandez -- The Reproducibility of Epistemic Humility / Abraham P. Schwab -- Reframing a Model : The Benefits and Challenges of Service User Involvement in Mental Health Research / Tania Gergel and Thomas Kabir -- The Role of Patient Perspectives in Clinical Case Reporting / Rachel A. Ankeny -- "The Science is Clear!" : Media Uptake of Health Research into Vaccine Hesitancy / Maya J. Goldenberg and Christopher McCron -- Values as "Evidence For" : Mental Illness, Medicine, and Policy / Susan C. C. Hawthorne -- RCTs and EBM as Gold Standards : a Trojan Horse for Biomedicine? / Keekok Lee -- The Legitimacy of Preventive Medical Advice : Is Knowing Enough? / Delphine Olivier -- Translational Research and the Gap(s) between Science and Practice : Treating Causes or Symptoms? / Marianne Boenink -- Enacting Adherence to HIV/AIDS Care : How Multiplicity in Medicine Becomes a Singular Story / Suze Berkhout -- Ebola and the Rhetoric of Medicine : Supportive Care and Cure / James Krueger -- Action, Practice, and Reflection : Dewey's Pragmatist Philosophy and the Current Healthcare Simulation Movement / Joseph S. Goode.
Summary "What roles do different kinds of knowledge play in medicine? What roles should they play? What standards (epistemic, ethical, practical) should be met before knowledge is used to develop policy or practice? Medical decision-making, whether in the clinic or at the policy level, can have serious and far-reaching consequences. It is therefore important to base decisions on the best available knowledge. Yet deciding what should count as the best available knowledge is not easy. This important book addresses philosophical questions about what kinds of knowledge should be taken into account and how knowledge should inform practice and policy. The chapters in Knowing and Acting in Medicine examine the relationship between knowledge and action in medical research, practice and policy. "Knowledge" is broadly construed to include knowledge from clinical, laboratory, or social science research, and from the clinical encounter, as well as broader background assumptions prevalent in society that inform both the kinds of knowledge that are taken to be relevant to medicine and how that knowledge is interpreted in decision-making. Such knowledge may be relevant not only to clinical decision-making with regard to the care of individual patients but also to the practice of scientific research, the development of policy and practice guidelines, and decisions made by patients or by patient advocacy groups."--Back cover.
Subject Evidence-based medicine -- Case studies.
Medicine -- Decision making -- Case studies.
Evidence-based medicine. (OCoLC)fst00917247
Medicine -- Decision making. (OCoLC)fst01014936
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Bluhm, Robyn, 1969- editor.
ISBN 9781783488094 hardcover
1783488093 hardcover
9781783488100 paperback
1783488107 paperback

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