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Unformatted text preview: who work there-b/c patients are not responsive, comatose, and cannot be visited on a regular basis o lose their personhood- no longer have an identity, just a patient with a specific disease, needs to get better and get out- no narratives o visits are controlled, environment is controlled o no longer able to question the doctors or hospitals- very scientific and technical- the ICUs has the authority can override morals and questions the staff is doing everything by the book o patients become objectified identified by the illness or disease, dont look at patient or their story...
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2010 for the course SOC 200 taught by Professor Marrone during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '10