Registration is now open for the 2018 conference “Bads” in Healthcare: Negative Experience as an Impetus to Reform in Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, which will take place at the School of Health, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Winterthur (Switzerland) on June, 21-22. Please proceed to the online subscription form and visit the hotel booking platform of House of Winterthur. Registration is required for all participants, speakers included.
We are pleased to announce the keynotes of the international conference “Bads” in Healthcare: Negative Experience as an Impetus to Reform in Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, June 21-22, 2018, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), School of Health, Winterthur (Switzerland) Continue reading “Keynotes by Christine Hallett and Karen Nolte”
This volume offers an analysis of the intertwined relationship between public health and the biopolitical dimensions of state- and nation building in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe. Continue reading “Bernasconi, Karge, Kind-Kovács: From the Midwife’s Bag to the Patient’s File”
European Conference of the Swiss Society of the History of Health and Nursing (GPG-HSS) in Cooperation with the European Association for the History of Nursing (EAHN) and the European Journal for Nursing History, Theory and Ethics (ENHE). 21.-22.06.2018, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), School of Health, Winterthur (Switzerland).
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Cultural expectations of ‘good care’ change according to context. They vary according to time and place. They are constantly shaped and reshaped by knowledge and techniques of health professions; by bodily and emotional needs and sensations; by symbols and rituals of attention and of sympathy; by religious ideas; and by views of justice, of caring human relations and of the person’s dignity. Individual experiences sometimes harmonize with expectations so that patients, and their nurses, midwives and physiotherapists, all feel satisfied. But sometimes, whether during birth, while nursing a newborn or a dying person, or whether engaging in some other healthcare process, things can and do go wrong. Continue reading ““Bads” in healthcare: Negative experience as an impetus to reform in nineteenth and twentieth centuries”
Energiereiche Strahlen werden in der Schweiz bei jeder zweiten Krebspatientin, jedem zweiten Krebspatienten zur Zerstörung von Tumorzellen eingesetzt. Doch wie ist diese Strahlenmedizin entstanden? Continue reading “Ingold, Marti, Studer: Strahlenmedizin”