By Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong,Michael Posner
In The paintings of medication, Toronto Western Hospital’s mythical internist Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong attracts on his massive file of non-public instances and 5 a long time as a clinician, to check the middle rules of a patient-centred method of prognosis and remedy. whereas HPK, as he's fondly identified, acknowledges and applauds the various priceless strategies in clinical expertise, as affliction and its administration develop more and more complicated, he insists that physicians needs to discover ways to strengthen an arsenal of extra simple abilities, actively utilizing the humanities of seeing, listening to, palpation, empathy, and advocacy to supply a extra humane and holistic type of care. geared toward clinical practitioners, trainees, aspiring medical professionals and laymen, the ebook additionally includes interviews with greater than a dozen of HPK’s sufferers, in addition to brief essays that discover the contemplating a few 15 of his expert colleagues at the artwork of medicine.
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