By Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong,Michael Posner
In The artwork of medication, Toronto Western Hospital’s mythical internist Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong attracts on his titanic file of private situations and 5 a long time as a clinician, to check the middle ideas of a patient-centred method of prognosis and therapy. whereas HPK, as he's fondly identified, acknowledges and applauds the numerous precious suggestions in scientific know-how, as sickness and its administration develop more and more advanced, he insists that physicians needs to learn how to advance an arsenal of extra easy talents, actively utilizing the humanities of seeing, listening to, palpation, empathy, and advocacy to supply a extra humane and holistic kind of care. aimed toward scientific practitioners, trainees, aspiring medical professionals and laymen, the e-book additionally comprises interviews with greater than a dozen of HPK’s sufferers, in addition to brief essays that discover the contemplating a few 15 of his specialist colleagues at the paintings of medicine.
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