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Author Czerwiec, MK (MaryKay), 1967- author.

Title Graphic medicine manifesto / MK Czerwiec, Ian Williams, Susan Merrill Squier, Michael J. Green, Kimberly R. Myers, and Scott T. Smith
Published University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (195 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Graphic medicine
Graphic medicine.
Contents Who gets to speak : the making of comics scholarship / Scott T. Smith -- Excerpt from Swallow me whole / by Nate Powell -- The uses of graphic medicine for engaged scholarship / Susan Merrill Squier -- Bad blastocyst / by Ruben Bolling -- Excerpts from I am not these feet / by Kaisa Leka -- Excerpts from Where babies come from : a miracle explained / by Ann Starr -- Graphic storytelling and medical narrative : the use of comics in medical education / Michael J. Green -- Excerpt from The infinite wait / by Julia Wertz -- Graphic pathography in the classroom : a case study / Kimberly R. Myers -- Vita perseverat = Life goes on / by Ashley L. Pistorio -- Comics and the iconography of illness / Ian Williams -- Excerpt from the Nao of Brown / by Glyn Dillon -- The crayon revolution / MK Czerwiec -- Excerpt from Cancer made me a shallower person / by Miriam Engelberg -- Excerpt from Old person whisperer / by Muna Al-Jawad
Summary "Combining scholarly essays with visual narratives and a conclusion in comics form, establishes graphic medicine as a new area of scholarship. Demonstrates that graphic medicine narratives offer patients, family members, and medical caregivers new ways to negotiate the challenges of the medical experience. Discusses comics as visual rhetoric"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Text in English
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 06, 2020)
Subject Medicine.
Cartoons as Topic.
Medical care -- Caricatures and cartoons
Medicine -- Caricatures and cartoons.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
MEDICAL -- Alternative Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Atlases.
MEDICAL -- Essays.
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Holistic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Osteopathy.
Medical care.
Genre/Form Comic strips.
Caricatures and cartoons.
Comics (Graphic works)
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0271079266