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Medical fiction is fiction whose events center upon a hospital, an ambulance staff, or any medical environment. It is highly prevalent on television, especially as medical dramas, as well as in novels.
- Romance novels have an independent subcategory in medicine, medical romance, with its own settings and characters.
- Medical crime or conspiracy
- Medical comedy
- Borys Surawicz, Beverly Jacobson:Doctors in Fiction: Lessons from Literature. Radcliffe OUblishing 2009, ISBN 978-1-84619-328-6 (online copy at Google Books)
- Philipp A. Scott: The medical research novel in English and German, 1900-1950. Popular Press 1992, ISBN 0-87972-552-4 (online copy at Google Books)