The art of medicine - Redefining the art of medicine

Parker, Malcolm H. (2009, May 29). The art of medicine - Redefining the art of medicine. Australian Doctor, p.36-36.

Author Parker, Malcolm H.
Title The art of medicine - Redefining the art of medicine
Newspaper Australian Doctor
ISSN 1039-7116
Publication date 2009-05-29
Start page 36
End page 36
Total pages 1
Place of publication Sydney, Australia
Publisher Reed Business
Subject 320100 Medicine - General
Abstract/Summary The article discusses the art of medicine. It states that it involves empathy and compassion and it includes a non-judgmental and supportive approach where physicians offer advices to patients. It notes that the art and science of medicine is seen as a balancing act since physicians are to consider patients' preferences as important. The author believes that the most challenging aspect of the art of medicine is when the physician's ordinary expertise and clinical task end.
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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Created: Thu, 10 Mar 2011, 14:51:16 EST by Dr Malcolm Parker on behalf of School of Medicine