I looked at health and medicine and how it is affected by each perspective mentioned above. Functionalism in the health care field consist of patients, doctors, nurses, medical drug representatives and any other staff that help work together to make health care facilities run. When doctors and nurses disagree about the way a procedure was handled causes conflict. Symbolic interactionism is seen when nurses have a question about a particular case so they talk to other nurses or doctors in the facility to find the best solution. 3. The sociological perspective is how society views patterns (Macionis, 2007, p 2). In regards to health and medicine if patients see that doctors and nurses work well with each other and they receive great care at the facility the medical facility will be viewed great by society.
4. C Wright Mill’s Social Imagination is what a person experiences in life is based on the prior