an essay just published by Bill Peace, a disability studies scholar who has
been working on bioethics. This is about his own experience while hospitalized,
and he has published it in a prominent bioethics journal. The full
article is available here.
Comfort Care as Denial of Personhood William J. PeaceHastings Center Report 42(4): 14-17.
It is 2 a.m. I am very sick. I am not sure how long I have been hospitalized.
The last two or three days have been a blur, a parade of procedu...
Posted by Satendra Singh on Thursday, June 28, 2012,
A paper written by Abha
Khetarpal and myself on “Disability Studies in Medical Education” has been
published in International Journal of User-Driven Health Care. Read the paper
here. Here’s the abstract:
attitudes of doctors can have adverse impact on the already shattered emotional
health of a person with disability. The medical conditions or disabilities are
seen in isolation from their daily lives. The quality health care is thus
compromised. Disability Studies can i...