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Medical comics


  • Comics that feature medical personnel and the practice of medicine.

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Form

    • Medical comics
  • Variants

    • Health care comics
    • Healthcare comics
  • Broader Terms

  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Vanistendael, J. When David lost his voice, 2012(fictional graphic novel about a patient with cancer of the larynx)
    • found: Cazot, V. About Betty's boob, 2018(comic fictional graphic novel about a breast cancer and mastectomy patient)
    • found: Cunningham, D. Psychiatric tales : eleven graphic stories about mental illness, 2011.
    • found: Czerwiec, MK. Graphic medicine manifesto, 2015:p. 104 (medical comics) p. 133 (healthcare comics) p. 4 of cover (graphic medicine narratives; offer patients, family members, physicians, and other caregivers new ways to experience and work with the complex challenges of the medical experience)
    • found: Graphic medicine, via Thomas Jefferson University Scott Memorial Library website, Aug. 10, 2018:home (graphic novels on medical themes; stories invite readers to understand and empathize with patients and their caregivers) What is graphic medicine? (graphic novels, comics, and visual storytelling in medical education, patient care, and other applications related to healthcare and the life sciences; may be published in print or on the web, as a book, a series, or a single comic strip)
  • General Notes

    • Comics that feature medical personnel and the practice of medicine.
  • Change Notes

    • 2018-10-22: new
    • 2019-02-21: revised
  • Alternate Formats

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