Category: W5 Reflection

Male/female

According to lecture 5.1 the culture of biomedicine is the importance of body structure or anatomy and body systems or physiology in order to treat diseases and maintain health, dominant in the west. Biomedicine was first the control over bodies and behaviors…

Doctor/Patient

The “culture of biomedicine” refers to the concept about how western society perceives health and sickness and how diagnosis and treatment are determined. The methods for diagnosis and treatment, in this case, revolve primarily around facts and nature. These facts…

Life/Death

The culture of biomedicine is a culture based around our western way of thinking. It includes the idea that rational thought and scientific truths are paramount in medicine and many other facets of our society. It contributes to the idea…

Treatment/Enhancement

I think the ‘culture of biomedicine’ is related to the Western medical approach on how we treat certain illness and disease. Western medicine tends to diagnose and treat ailments usually based off of the symptoms the patient has or reports…

Male/Female

The culture of biomedicine is very intricate. Biomedicine is most commonly practiced among our Western culture. It is the study of the body in extreme conditions, treating diseases and ensuring the health of patients. It does this by studying both…

treatment vs enhancement

By “culture of biomedicine,” I am referring how biomedicine has cultivated a space for itself and become the dominant and most accepted form of medicine – at least in the Western world. It’s also about how biomedicine operates in terms…

Life/Death

The culture of biomedicine is how society interacts with medical technology. In lecture 5.1 it was said that biomedicine can be seen universality and objectivity. Universality biomedicine is a pure reflection of  nature. Objectivity biomedicine is value neutral and autonomous from…

Life/Death

The culture of biomedicine is a range of topics that all go into providing a patient with medicine to alleviate an illness. The culture can fluctuate and depends on things such as social status, political opinions, environment, genetics, and more….

Life/Death

The culture of bio medicine is where we look at how our culture influence bio medicine. For example look at how the prescribing of pills has changed over the years, specifically the antidepressants. Before it used to be a hushed…

Male/Female

Right when I read this assignment, I picked to write on this dichotomy because it is a very debated topic, culturally and biologically. Biomedicine in this week’s lecture was explained a direct reflection of nature and its representation. It was…