Mutual Humanization: A Visual Exploration of Relationships in Medical Care [Book Review]

Journal of Medical Humanities 33 (2):109-116 (2012)
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In this article, I explore the work of the artist Robert Pope (b.1957- d.1992) who published a series of paintings and drawings which documented his decade-long experience with Hodgkin's lymphoma. More widely, Pope was interested in ‘the culture’ of cancer within hospitals and the relationships embedded in experiences of illness and care. Pope published a book that contains much of this work— Illness and Healing: Images of Cancer (1991). Many of the original artworks have been toured throughout Canada and the United Kingdom at cancer centres and medical schools. Using a visual methodology, I present three of Pope’s images to examine and understand the experiences of patients within acute care settings. I conclude that Pope’s work can be efficacious in exploring relationships in acute care settings
Keywords Visual methodology  Technology  Acute Care  Robert Pope  Compassion
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DOI 10.1007/s10912-012-9175-7
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