Category Archives: Physician

Why hospitals and physicians should get serious about patient-centered care


Image via Wikipedia Source: Kevin MD by STEVE WILKINS, MPH  Health care professionals are a cynical lot.   We joke about the “fad or buzzword of the month,” usually some vague concept heralded by the powers on high.   Our job is … Continue reading

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Critical Moments — Doctors and Patients


Lenore M. Buckley, M.D., M.P.H. N Engl J Med 2011; 365:1270-1271October 6, 2011 I lost myself in the very properties of [my patients'] minds, for the moment at least, I actually became them . . . so that when I detached myself … Continue reading

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