By Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong,Michael Posner

A attention-grabbing and instructive trip into the center of contemporary clinical practice

In The artwork of drugs, Toronto Western Hospital’s mythical internist Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong attracts on his titanic file of non-public circumstances and 5 many years as a clinician, to ascertain the center rules of a patient-centred method of analysis and therapy. whereas HPK, as he's fondly recognized, acknowledges and applauds the numerous useful suggestions in scientific expertise, as illness and its administration develop more and more complicated, he insists that physicians needs to learn how to enhance an arsenal of extra uncomplicated talents, actively utilizing the humanities of seeing, listening to, palpation, empathy, and advocacy to supply a extra humane and holistic type of care. geared toward scientific practitioners, trainees, aspiring medical professionals and laymen, the ebook additionally includes interviews with greater than a dozen of HPK’s sufferers, in addition to brief essays that discover the taking into account a few 15 of his expert colleagues at the paintings of medicine.

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