Chapter 23. The Temporal Construction of Medical Narratives

  1. Brian Hurwitz1,
  2. Trisha Greenhalgh2 and
  3. Vieda Skultans3
  1. Brian Hurwitz

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755167.ch24

Narrative Research in Health and Illness

Narrative Research in Health and Illness

How to Cite

Hurwitz, B. (2004) The Temporal Construction of Medical Narratives, in Narrative Research in Health and Illness (eds B. Hurwitz, T. Greenhalgh and V. Skultans), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755167.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine and the Arts, Department of English, King's College London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Primary Health Care, University College London, UK

  3. 3

    Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917928

Online ISBN: 9780470755167

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Keywords:

  • medical narratives;
  • association;
  • clinical representation;
  • discussions;
  • novelistic techniques

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Biological and narrative time

  • Time frames

  • Inner temporality

  • Case reports and medical records

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgement