L9 - HPS319 -Week 10 Medical Practice and Medical...

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HPS319 -Week 10 Medical Practice and Medical Practitioners
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Rebecca Skloot, The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks (2010) (Change in the readings for week 12: on the library catalogue see ‘A look inside’, read ‘First chapter’)
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There is not just one way of writing a 'good' essay. However, it is possible to follow general rules for presentation.
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• An essay has three components: the main text , the notes , and the bibliography . • Essays must be double-spaced , using 12 pt font . (please include page numbers !)
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• The main consists of an introduction , a narrative and a conclusion .
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• An introduction frames your topic , explains why it is interesting and presents the steps of your argument.
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• The narrative articulates your argument - what you want to argue for - and brings evidence in support of your claims.
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• A conclusion draws attention to the implications of your claims (here one can also point to possible further developments of the research)
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It is important to provide reasons in support of your claims. Organize your text into paragraphs in which you articulate one or two points at a time (you can introduce section headings in those cases in which you introduce a new significant step in the development of the argument).
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• It is possible to include pictures : just make sure that they are relevant (!), properly captioned and integrated into the narrative (namely, that their relevance is explained).
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General and practical tips • - Leave plenty of time to edit your essay (!!!) • - Make sure you present your ideas in order and make it easy for your reader to follow the development of your argument. • - Put yourself in the reader's shoes : explain, give examples, etc. • - Read your draft aloud.
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IHPST Writing Center ihpst.writing@utoronto.ca
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To submit your essay to turnitin please use: • Turnitin: 4451426 • Password: Curiosities
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Pauline Mazumdar Essay Prize for the best undergraduate essay in the history of medicine • Essays submitted for the prize need to be around 3500-4000 words and have to be revised along the lines of the comments given by the tutor. The deadline for submission is August 31, 2011.
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• Today - Regular and Irregular healers - The making of a new medical identity
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• WHO IS A MEDICAL PRACTITIONER?
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UNTIL THE LATE 18 TH C , MED IC INE WAS D IV IDED BETWEEN D IFFERENT GROUPS OF PRACTITIONERS: • 1) THERE WERE UNIVERSITY TRAINED PHYSICIANS WHO ALLEGEDLY UNDERSTOOD INTERNAL DISEASE . THEY WERE BASICALLY IN CONTROL OF THE MEDICAMENTS THAT WERE TAKEN THROUGH THE MOUTH . 2) THERE WERE SURGEONS : WHO WERE IN CHARGE OF THE EXTERNAL PART
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course HPS 319 taught by Professor L.dacome during the Fall '11 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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