TITLE

Caring, not curing

AUTHOR(S)
Swanson, Lynne
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/01/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 9, p1392
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Dr. John Swift, chief of palliative care and medical director of the Palliative Care Unit at the Parkwood Hospital in London, Ontario. Other positions he holds; Biographical details; His approach to palliative care, which includes knowledge, compassion, and caring; Use of therapeutic touch by many on his palliative care team; His feelings about the role of palliative care in the medical field and the role of spirituality in medicine.
ACCESSION #
4382498

 

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