Whole person care: encompassing the two faces of medicine

Hutchinson, Tom A.; Hutchinson, Nora; Arnaert, Antonia
April 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/14/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p845
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the two aspects of medicine. It discusses the nature of curing and healing, which are considered as the two faces of medicine, and the roles of patient and health care practitioner in the conduction of such act. The authors share how physicians and health workers become an effective curer and of how they must comprehend curing and healing in stressful clinical state.


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