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    Ethics and the Daily Language of Medical Discourse.Suzanne Poirier & Daniel J. Brauner - 1988 - Hastings Center Report 18 (4):5-9.
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    A Physician's Metamorphosis. [REVIEW]Suzanne Poirier - 1988 - Hastings Center Report 18 (5):49.
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    The Voices of the Medical Record.Suzanne Poirier & Daniel J. Brauner - 1990 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 11 (1).
    The medical record, as a managerial, historic, and legal document, serves many purposes. Although its form may be well established and many of the cases documented in it routine in medical experience, what is written in the medical record nevertheless records decisions and actions of individuals. Viewed as an interpretive text, it can itself become the object of interpretation. This essay applies literary theory and methodology to the structure, content, and writing style(s) of an actual medical record for the purpose (...)
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    Stories of Family Caregiving: Case Studies in Moral Reasoning. [REVIEW]Suzanne Poirier & Lioness Ayres - 1991 - Journal of Medical Humanities 12 (3):97-110.
    Family relationships are complex, interdependent, multifactorial, cultural, and sociopolitical. In instances of family caregiving, the dynamics of these relationships influence the well-being of all members. This paper will address one dynamic of family relationships, moral reasoning, as set forth in the theories of Carol Gilligan. Gilligan's theories about two patterns of reasoning, based on the ethics of justice and care, will be examined within “stories” from fiction and interviews with family caregivers. This examination will raise issues about Gilligan's theories as (...)
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    Voice: Structure, Politics, and Values in the Medical Narrative. [REVIEW]Suzanne Poirier - 1999 - HEC Forum 11 (1):27-37.
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    Ethical Issues in Modern Medical Autobiographies.Suzanne Poirier - 1987 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 30 (2):278.