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CT Suite


A modest collection of field recordings, recorded interviews, transcripts, and photos—research materials for my book CT Suite: The Work of Diagnosis in the Age of the Mechanical Viewbox (Duke Univ. Press, forthcoming fall 2008). This is a book in anthropology of biomedicine that will be read by a range of humanities scholars interested in medicine, science/technology, and the body, by scholars of visual and media studies more generally, and by some clinicians and radiologists. Field recordings are mostly of shop-talk among radiologists, client clinicians, and rad technologists in radiological (CT/MRI) reading-rooms, and a few other work settings, of a University Hospital in 1996-97. Interviews involved various staffpersons involved with CT scanning at the same hospital.



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