Humanism in medicine

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26443/ijwpc.v8i2.303

Keywords:

Humanism, Medicine, Patients

Abstract

The piece is an essay or reflection on the importance of humanism in medicine. The author encourages clinicians, first and foremost, to consider their relationship with patients from the vantage point of a shared humanity. This view allows for a better understanding of patients' needs and ensures patient-centered care. 

Author Biography

Kultaj Kaleka, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Medical Resident Internal Medicine-Psychiatry

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Published

2021-06-03

How to Cite

Kaleka, K. (2021). Humanism in medicine. The International Journal of Whole Person Care, 8(2), 3-6. https://doi.org/10.26443/ijwpc.v8i2.303