To Touch or Not to Touch: That Is the Question

Kravetz, Robert E
September 2009
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2009, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p2143
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's opinion regarding the significance of touching and knowing the patient. The author stresses that touch has healing properties that promote patient communication which is often neglected and underutilized in the medical practice. It also offers insights about importance of touch in improving the relationship between physician and patient.


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