Category: W5 Reflection

Life/Death

After reviewing the lectures, my understanding of the “culture of biomedicine” in our society is the way that medicine is used culturally. Biomedicine is shaped by the various needs of each culture and it depends on how society uses medicine….

life/death

Biomedicine is a very common and accepted form of medicine in western society. The idea of the “culture of biomedicine” is based on the principle of understanding and learning about the structure and function of the body and how it…

Life/Death

After reviewing the class lectures and materials for this week, my understanding of the “culture of biomedecine” in our Western society is the way in which we apply medical practices into our society to enhance peoples lives. Our Western culture relies…

Healthy/Sick

The culture of biomedicine is an important one to recognize.  I feel that we make a lot of assumptions in our healthcare system that should really be critically analyzed.  As was stated in lecture, the biomedical institution is as significant…

Male/Female

When we examine the “culture of biomedicine”, we examine all the factors that play a role in the development of biomedicine. For instance, in lecture we learn that the culture examined in biomedicine is outlined using the institutionalization of biomedicine,…

Doctor/Patient

Culture of biomedicine is how a culture perceives medicine and their beliefs about it. In the United States culture medicine is practiced by someone who has studied itnfor years and learned it inside and out and usually has a title…

Life/Death

The culture of biomedicine is how we as a culture treat biomedicine and how biomedicine influences different aspects of our culture. Generally, in western culture, biomedicine is treated as a universal truth and is thought of as being more effective…

Life/Death

When we use the term “culture of biomedicine” we are referring to the varying beliefs and views different societies have on medicinal uses and the practice of medicine in relation to the body.  “Culture of biomedicine” is an important concept…

Doctor/Patient

For this weeks reflection post I decided on the relationship between a Dr. and his/her patient(s). The phrase “culture of bio medicine” refers to the relationship between the physical biology of the human body in relation to the culture said…

Male/Female

The term biomedicine is used to explain health in terms of biology. It is important because it focuses on the learning of body structures or anatomy, and of body systems or physiology in order to treat diseases and stay healthy….