W5 Reflection: Post Prompt

W5 Reflection: Post Prompt

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Title: Start your title with the week number (“W5 Reflection: ”)

Choose a dichotomy in biomedicine to analyze further such as: life/death, nature/culture, male/female, mind/body, treatment/enhancement, doctor/patient, healthy/sick, etc. (e.g. “W5 Reflection: Life/Death”)

Body: (300 words)

  • What do we mean by the “culture of biomedicine” and why is this an important concept? Draw on the materials from this week to answer this question.
  • Explain your own personal views on dichotomy and where you think they came from?
  • Why you think this dichotomy is accepted as logical/natural/true in western society?

Comment: (200 words)

  • Pick a post with a different dichotomy in their title to analyze
  • Explain why you think it is important for clinicians to understand this particular dichotomy? What are the potential implications if they take it as fact?

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