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This well-written book combines friendly intent with a scholarly approach. The authors have presented medical and behavioral science information that is both clear and compelling. The intention of this book is to humanize medical care as learned by medical students during their difficult and formative clinical years by centering on the patient as a person.
The book stresses the need for physicians to behave humanly in their dealings with their patients. Overwhelmed by the great quantities of information to be learned, the student is blind to the human dimension of being a physician. This book respects the patient, physician, and
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The Patient: Biological, Psychological, and Social Dimensions of Medical Practice.. Ann Intern Med. 1986;104:292. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-104-2-292_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1986;104(2):292.
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