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Comfort Care as Denial of Personhood

Posted by Satendra Singh on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, In : Disability studies & bioethics 

Here's 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. Peace Hastings 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...


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Disability Studies in Medical Education-IJUDH

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:

Uncompassionate 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...


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