z.3.x.1 Expanding range

PSSOM medicine expands routine health care on a number of fundamental dimensions by raising questions.
  1. The value perspective of humanities; how do we think about themes like health, disease and care? Which criteria do we use for evaluation?
  2. The power perspective: who determines the answers to the above mentioned questions, who the distribution of means on which grounds? Which role play sex, age, cultural, religious background? Do patients and professionals use the same criteria?
  3. The scientific perspective; do we use a rational or an empirical scientific stance, a natural or social sciences perspective? What are the leading scientific principles in a postmodern age with many paradigms?
  4. The practical dimension; what do the answers on the questions above mean for daily clinical praxtice?