Medical Student Elegies: The Poetics of Caring

Journal of Medical Humanities 23 (2):119-132 (2002)

This paper examines three medical student poems about death to explore how medical students use poetry to understand their encounters with dying patients and to discuss how these poems function as elegies in the context of medical culture
Keywords poetry  medical students  death  medical culture
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DOI 10.1023/A:1014894015083
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