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Medical history and the medical humanities between two reductionisms by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Jun 2010 5:34am It’s hard to escape the impression that the humanities (including medical history, medical humanities, etc.) are living a wobbly existence, balancing on a fine line over the two abysses of social reductionism and biological reductionism. Are patients and their diseases social constructions or bags of biochemical reactions? Do these reductionist ... Read on »
15th congress of European Association of Museums for the History of Medical Sciences in Copenhagen, September 2010 by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Jun 2009 10:30pm Make a note in your 2010 calendar already — for the 15th Congress of the European Association of Museums of the History of Medical Sciences (EAMHMS), which will be held here at Medical Museion in Copenhagen, 17-19 September 2010. The congress theme revolves around the question: How can medical history museums contribute to the popular engageme ... Read on »
16th biannual conference of the European Association of Museums of the History of Medical Sciences (EAMHMS) will be held in Berl by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 04 Sep 2011 9:49am The 16th biannual conference of the European Association of Museums of the History of Medical Sciences (EAMHMS) will be held in Berlin, 13-15 September 2012 on the theme “Hidden Stories: What do medical objects tell and how can we make them speak?”. Here’s the call for papers from Thomas Schnalke, director of the Berliner Medizinhistorische ... Read on »
A Quick History of Medication in Maternal Health Care - (and the Business of Being Born) by NicoleD Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 9:45am originally posted on 5/12/07 Taking the lead from another great blogger I read often - try to find her ;o) - and from a recent viewing of the Business of Being Born - I wanted to touch on the dark blemish of American Obstetrical practice - routine medication for birth. (BTW, it is funny that this was shown as a screening in the midst of a H ... Read on »
The recent history of medical technology — piecing it together from memoirs and reminiscences by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 3:00am One of the challenges for a museum of medicine intent on collecting recent and contemporary medical artefacts is to get an overview of the historical development of medical instruments, medical technological systems and the medical device industry. Trade shows and their catalogues (published or online) are excellent sources. But memoirs an ... Read on »
The future of medical history — the swansong conference of the Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicine by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Apr 2010 11:40am The Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicne at UCL has circulated an announcement for a conference which “represents our swansong and statement of what we would have liked to have been allowed to achieve in the history of medicine”. Appropriately titled ‘The Future of Medical History’, the conference will take place on 15-17 July 2010 at Goo ... Read on »
The Importance of a Medical History by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 24 Dec 2008 3:12pm   A thorough medical history should always be obtained from a patient on the first visit to the dental office, and updated periodically.  This crucial information should be as accurate as possible since it can have an impact on your dental treatment.   Forgetting to include relevant  medical information could lead to serious consequenc ... Read on »
Infectious Diseases Specialists Take the Best Medical Histories by Paul Sax Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 10:54am In an era where control-c followed by control-v — that’s cut and paste, for those of you who don’t use keyboard shortcuts — is the prime method by which most clinicians write their medical notes, I’d like to come right out and brag that ID doctors take the best medical histories. You could argue (as I have before ) that we do this because ... Read on »
GINA Begins November 21st – Medical Histories And Financial Benefits Not Allowed by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:01pm The provisions of the GINA law begins next week, right in the middle of open enrollment.  This interpretation was perhaps not meant to come through with the interpretation we have, but it is what it is now.  Medical history is now considered part of what could be analyzed and interpreted as GINA discrimination.  Last month I covered the “left hoo ... Read on »
Walgreens Partners with Microsoft HealthVault to Populate Medication History in PHR by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 11:41am Microsoft HealthVault is adding a new partner and if you are familiar with Google Health, you may have already seen their interface that can be used.  The HealthVault connection will be available later this year.  You will need to set up an online account with Walgreens to do this, like the rest of the pharmacies that offer the same capabi ... Read on »