Hearts Exposed (Heftet)

Transplants and the Media in 1960s Britain

Serie: Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 262
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History
ISBN/EAN: 9781349541355
Kategori: Helse- og sosialfag , Matematikk og Medie- og kommunikasjon
Omtale Hearts Exposed
This book examines the relationship between medicine and the media in 1960's Britain, when the first wave of heart transplants were as much media as medical events and marked a decisive period in post-war history. Public trust in their doctors was significantly undermined, and medicine was held publicly to account as never before.

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