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Field notes in the clinic: on medicine, anthropology and pedagogy in South Africa

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Field notes in the clinic : on medicine, anthropology and pedagogy in South Africa. / Pentecost, Michelle.

In: Medical Humanities, 27.11.2018.

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Pentecost, M 2018, 'Field notes in the clinic: on medicine, anthropology and pedagogy in South Africa', Medical Humanities. https://doi.org/10.1136/medhum-2018-011473

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Pentecost, M. (2018). Field notes in the clinic: on medicine, anthropology and pedagogy in South Africa. Medical Humanities. https://doi.org/10.1136/medhum-2018-011473

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Pentecost M. Field notes in the clinic: on medicine, anthropology and pedagogy in South Africa. Medical Humanities. 2018 Nov 27. https://doi.org/10.1136/medhum-2018-011473

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Pentecost, Michelle. / Field notes in the clinic : on medicine, anthropology and pedagogy in South Africa. In: Medical Humanities. 2018.

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