Revista de Saúde Pública
Print version ISSN 0034-8910
NUNES, Everardo Duarte. Analyzis of some paradigms used in the teaching of the social sciences in medical schools theoretical frameworks. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1978, vol.12, n.4, pp. 506-515. ISSN 0034-8910. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101978000400010.
Four paradigms that are used in teaching the social sciences in medical schools are reviewed: natural history of disease, comprehensive care, the patient's career, and the structural paradigs are analyzed. Criticism of the four paradigms is made and the theoretical framework of each is stressed.
Keywords : Social medicine; Education, medical; Social sciences.