Advice to the Healer: On the Art of Caring

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Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 6, 2012 - Medical - 181 pages
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This book introduces the origins of important teachings that form the basis of medicine and related healing professions. Reinforcing the humanistic side of patient care, this book replicates the tips, anecdotes and aphorisms often related by mentors and educators to medical students, residents, and young physicians. This book provides numerous examples of best practices in the art of medicine, profiles of great healers throughout history and around the world, and stories sure to inspire any practicing healer, whether they are new to the calling or a seasoned veteran.

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Richard Colgan, MD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Director of Undergraduate Education in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

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