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An introduction to medical phenomenology: I can't hear you while I'm listening.
  • R. J. Baron
  • Medicine
  • Annals of internal medicine
  • 1 October 1985
A great gulf exists between the way we think about disease as physicians and the way we experience it as people. Much of this separation derives directly from our basic assumptions about what illnessExpand
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Medical hermeneutics: Where is the “text” we are interpreting?
  • R. J. Baron
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Theoretical medicine
  • 1 March 1990
The present paper is a commentary on an article by Drew Leder [1]. Leder identifies a series of ‘texts’ in the clinical encounter, emphasizes the central role of interpretation in making sense ofExpand
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Giving answers or raising questions?: the problematic role of institutional ethics committees.
Institutional ethics committees (IECs) are part of a growing phenomenon in the American health care system. Although a major force driving hospitals to establish IECs is the desire to resolveExpand
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Computer Architecture; Case Studies
From the Publisher: 'Computer Architecture offers an overview of a computer's key structural building blocks, such as the CPU, I / O, memory, storage, and networking, introducing these building blocks of computer in terms of computer family architecture whose members maintain compatibility with prior generation hardware as new implementations are introduced. Expand
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Bridging clinical distance: an empathic rediscovery of the known.
  • R. J. Baron
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The Journal of medicine and philosophy
  • 1981
In this essay, I argue that traditional medical views of illness systematically exclude intuitive knowledge from their description of disease and thus result in a functionally impressive but humanlyExpand
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