TITLE

Take back the meaning of term illness

AUTHOR(S)
Flegel, Ken
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, pE486
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Take back the meaning of term illness," Ken Flegel which is previously published at www.cmaj.ca. It relates that the use of the term is an important thing as there is real danger when physicians and patients have different understanding of the commonly used medical terms. It also mentions that credit to such thievery is generally attributed to Irwin Kleinman as he writes that illness is the human experience of sickness.
ACCESSION #
52226860

 

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