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Ethnography and medicine: the utility of positivist methods in research.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Anthropology & medicine [Anthropol Med] 2022 Sep; Vol. 29 (3), pp. 338-344. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Sep 15.

Abstract:This commentary discusses the methodological utility of ethnography within the medical space. Whilst a general consensus affirms that ethnography aligns with qualitative approaches, as identified within the existing medical literature, here, we demonst...

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Psychological anthropology and medical anthropology: a brief history of ideas and concepts.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Irish journal of psychological medicine [Ir J Psychol Med] 2022 Jun; Vol. 39 (2), pp. 115-120. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 May 26.

Abstract:This paper sets out to briefly explore the definitions of two interrelated subfields of cultural anthropology; psychological anthropology and medical anthropology. This exploration will argue that culture and the individual are intimately intertwined. ...

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Anthropology of new chronicities: illness experiences under the promise of medical innovation as long-term treatment.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Anthropology & medicine [Anthropol Med] 2022 Mar; Vol. 29 (1), pp. 1-13. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 25.

Abstract:In the introduction to the special issue, Greco and Graber discuss the concept of chronicity and the ways it is used in the contributions to the special issue. Historians have shown that the concept of chronic disease has its origins in policy and has ...

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Policy Statement: Mental Well-being among Anthropologists at Universities: A Call for System Transformation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medical anthropology quarterly [Med Anthropol Q] 2022 Mar; Vol. 36 (1), pp. 155-172. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 07.

Abstract:The Anthropology of Mental Health Interest Group affirms that the state of mental health in Academic Anthropology needs serious attention and transformation. We respond to structural inequities in academia that exacerbate mental distress among graduate...

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Tinkering with Time versus Being under the Spell of Time.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medical anthropology [Med Anthropol] 2022 Feb-Mar; Vol. 41 (2), pp. 215-227. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Dec 22.

Abstract:Drawing upon ethnographic fieldwork in a Danish pediatric oncology ward we explore how children - as cancer patients - respond to the time constraints of cancer treatment that may save their lives but simultaneously hold them under a spell of time. Chi...

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Toward Intergenerational Ethnography: Kinship, Cohorts, and Environments in and Beyond the Biosocial Sciences.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medical anthropology quarterly [Med Anthropol Q] 2021 Dec; Vol. 35 (4), pp. 423-440.

Abstract:Situated alongside and drawing from emerging inquiry, debate, and reflection about making and unmaking kin at a moment of critical reflection on racial, social, and reproductive inequities and changing environments, this special edition considers how a...

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Survivability versus rate of recovery for skeletal elements in forensic anthropology.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of forensic sciences [J Forensic Sci] 2022 Sep; Vol. 67 (5), pp. 1758-1765. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 06.

Abstract:Survivability, the ability of a skeletal element to withstand taphonomic processes, is often equated to recoverability, the probability that an element will be recovered in a forensic context, and further misused to infer the likelihood that a forensic...

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Earliest known surgery was of a child in Borneo 31,000 years ago.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Nature [Nature] 2022 Sep; Vol. 609 (7927), pp. 472-473.

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Research forum: imaging a post-antimicrobial future.

Publication Type:Editorial & Opinion

Source(s):Medical humanities [Med Humanit] 2022 Sep; Vol. 48 (3), pp. 357-358.

Abstract:Competing Interests: Competing interests: None declared.

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The repeatability of standard cranial measurements on dry bones and MSCT images.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of forensic sciences [J Forensic Sci] 2022 Sep; Vol. 67 (5), pp. 1938-1947. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 21.

Abstract:This study examined if the cranial measurements from Data Collection Procedures for Forensic Skeletal Material 2.0 are repeatable when measured in dry bones and MSCT images and if the virtual measurements correspond to the physical ones. The sample inc...

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