Hospice Comics: Representations of Patient and Family Experience of Illness and Death in Graphic Novels

Mk Czerwiec, Michelle N. Huang*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Non-fiction graphic novels about illness and death created by patients and their loved ones have much to teach all readers. However, the bond of empathy made possible in the comic form may have special lessons for healthcare providers who read these texts and are open to the insights they provide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-113
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Medical Humanities
Volume38
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2017

Keywords

  • Caregiving
  • Comics and medicine
  • Empathy
  • Graphic medicine
  • Graphic pathography
  • Hospice
  • Hospice comics
  • Narrative medicine
  • Nursing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Health Policy

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