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Saturday, December 05, 2015

Medical Sociology: The Importance of 1894....2015 patient career - health career

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INTERESTINGLY, it was a physician, Dr Charles McIntire who, in 1894, in a paper entitled "The Importance of the Study of Medical Sociology", was one of the first to draw attention to the potentialities of medical sociology in the field of medicine.

McKinlay, J. (1971) The concept “patient career” as a heuristic device for making medical sociology relevant to medical students. Social Science and Medicine, 5(5), 441-460.

McIntire, C. (1991) "The Importance of the Study of Medical Sociology," Sociological Practice: Vol. 9: Iss. 1, Article 5. Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/socprac/vol9/iss1/5

McIntire, C. (1894) "The Importance of the Study of Medical Sociology," Bulletin of American Academy of Medicine, 1, pp. 425-33

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