From the Patient’s Perspective

Most of us who spend our days in clinical practice focus on establishing proper diagnoses, formulating evidence-based treatment plans and following up closely with care of our patients. Seldom do we consider illness from the patient’s perspective. Yet viewing illness through the patient’s eyes gives us invaluable knowledge that we can use to help the patient heal—if only we would pause to listen and reflect.

Lately, I’ve come across three poignant pieces on the web which provide deep insight into what living with illness is like for the individual patient and the family unit. more»

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