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Many physicians will not read this excellent book because they have little interest in home care. It will be their loss, because the authors present a philosophical point about the practice of medicine important to all practitioners. Today there is a conflict between the technology and the human aspects of medicine. Patients long for the "the good old days" when the doctor cared. The authors do care, and show us how to put caring on the same level as technology. It is as important to help the wife who has to wash the sheets of her incontinent husband as it
Primary Care in the Home.. Ann Intern Med. ;108:780–781. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-108-5-780_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1988;108(5):780-781.
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