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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: [the Trajectory Towards Alternative Medicines: An Analysis Of Health Professionals' Social Representations].
Author: Queiroz, M S
Abstract: This article focuses on social representations of alternative medicines by a group of professors from the School of Medicine and health professionals from the public health system in the city of Campinas, São Paulo, basically physicians and nurses. The article also emphasizes personal trajectories by which these health professionals opted for a dissident theoretical and practical perspective vis-à-vis the hegemonic positivist scientific medical paradigm. The research methods were mainly ethnographic, from a phenomenological perspective. The article concludes by sustaining (in theoretical terms) the importance of these dissident perspectives for scientific development.
Subject: Adult
Complementary Therapies
Faculty, Medical
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Nurses
Physicians
Social Conditions
Social Environment
Social Perception
Citation: Cadernos De Saúde Pública. v. 16, n. 2, p. 363-75
Rights: aberto
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10883035
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