Episode 17 – Idioms of Normality hosted by Dr Paul H. Mason
Normality, Diseases, and Uncertainty.
In this episode of Idioms of Normality, Paul meets with Associate Professor Greg Fox who works on infectious lung disease in Vietnam and Australia. Greg talks about how the normal is defined in clinical and epidemiological terms as well as its use and application for patients. While serving a diagnostic function, when the normal is brought out of the diagnostic toolkit, does it simply become a tool of reassurance?