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Author
Segal, Judy.

Title
Health and the rhetoric of medicine / Judy Z. Segal.
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Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2008, ©2005.
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EditionPbk. ed.
Descript1 online resource (x, 217 pages)
Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-209) and index.
ContentsA kairology of biomedicine -- Patient audience: the rhetorical construction of the migraineur -- The epideictic rhetoric of pathography -- Hypochondria as a rhetorical disorder -- A rhetoric of death and dying -- Values, metaphors, and health policy -- The problem of patient "noncompliance" : paternalism, expertise, and the ethos of the physician -- Conclusion: The usefulness of a rhetoric of medicine.
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SummaryAssessing rhetorical principles of contemporary health issues Hypochondriacs are vulnerable to media hype, anorexics are susceptible to public scrutiny, and migraine sufferers are tainted with the history of the "migraine personality," maintains rhetorical theorist Judy Z. Segal. All are influenced by the power of persuasion. Health and the Rhetoric of Medicine explores persistent health conditions that resist conventional medical solutions. Using a range of rhetorical principles, Segal analyzes how patients and their illnesses.
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SubjectMedicine -- Language.
Rhetoric.
Authorship.
Persuasive Communication.
Semantics.
MEDICAL.
Medicine -- Language. (OCoLC)fst01014991
Rhetoric. (OCoLC)fst01096948
GenreElectronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN9781441619457 (electronic bk.)
1441619453 (electronic bk.)
0809326779
9780809328666
0809328666
9780809386260
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