By Alice Street
In the hospital's clinics, biomedical practitioners fight amid critical source shortages to make the diseased physique seen and knowable to the medical gaze. That fight is entangled with makes an attempt via medical professionals, nurses, and sufferers to make themselves seen to exterior others—to relatives, scientific specialists, international scientists, politicians, and foreign improvement workers—as socially recognizable and important folks. the following health facility infrastructures come to be relational applied sciences which are essentially fragile but additionally supply the most important possibilities for making humans obvious and knowable in new, unpredictable, and strong ways.
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