The Resource Slow medicine : the way to healing, Victoria Sweet, (electronic resource)

Slow medicine : the way to healing, Victoria Sweet, (electronic resource)

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Slow medicine : the way to healing
Title
Slow medicine
Title remainder
the way to healing
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Victoria Sweet
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eng
Summary
  • "A radical new understanding of how medicine is best practiced, from the award-winning author of God's Hotel. Over the years that Victoria Sweet has been a physician, "healthcare" has replaced medicine, "providers" look at their laptops more than at their patients, and costs keep soaring, all in the ruthless pursuit of efficiency. Yet the remedy that economists and policy makers continue to miss is also miraculously simple. Good medicine takes more than amazing technology; it takes time--time to respond to bodies as well as data, time to arrive at the right diagnosis and the right treatment. Sweet knows this because she has learned and lived it over the course of her career. Here she relates unforgettable stories of the teachers, doctors, nurses, and patients through whom she discovered the practice of Slow Medicine, in which she has been a pioneer. Medicine, she makes us see, is a craft and an art as well as a science. It is relational, personal, even spiritual. To do it well requires a hard-won wisdom that no algorithm can replace--that brings together "fast" and "slow" in a truly effective, efficient, sustainable, and humane way of healing"--
  • "The award-winning author of God's Hotel offers a radical reimagining of how we practice medicine"--
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contains biographical information
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610
Index
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LC call number
RA973.5
LC item number
S94 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
Slow medicine : the way to healing, Victoria Sweet, (electronic resource)
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Slow medicine : the way to healing, Victoria Sweet, (electronic resource)
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Contents
Medicine without a soul -- On the cusp of Aquarius -- Dr. Gurushantih and my new white coat -- The man with a hole in his head -- Dr. Greg's 30 percent solution -- A successful petition to the saint of impossible causes -- The mantle of Hippocrates -- Three prophets, no whale -- Visiting day at the henhouse -- A slow medicine clinic before its time -- Passing the point of no return -- Intermission: in which fast medicine and slow medicine come together -- Turnaround -- A craft, a science, and an art -- Upstairs, downstairs -- A short pause to recapitulate, or The crack in the cosmic egg -- The force that through the green fuse drives the flower -- Nothing is better than life -- A slow medicine manifesto
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9780698183711
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nzbthz9
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