THOMAS H. LEWIS, M.D.
A Sioux medicine man spent a long professional life as a "primary care" rural indigenous practitioner. He was treated, against his wishes, in a modern hospital for his own last illness. His description of that experience and of his non-Western medical practice emphasizes persisting problems in the humanistic aspects of our science.
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LEWIS TH. A Sioux Medicine Man Describes His Own Illness and Approaching Death. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:417–418. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-3-417
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(3):417-418.
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