How do you know what you know
Lay . Medical concepts?
Understanding from professionals
Retaining lay concepts after training: doctors forget how to talk to the social
Communication: patients have a hard time getting access to their files
Shared beliefs: we may share beliefs in that we should get better, but have differing
views in how we should go about doing that
What constitutes disease?
Eg. “old age”
Is not put on the death certificate
Death is viewed as pathological
“dying is natural”: not so much anymore, you are hooked up to machines, you are
Heart failure in someone over 80 vs. a