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Healers : extraordinary clinicians at work

Author: David Schenck; Larry R Churchill
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Healing is often discussed but infrequently studied. Schenck and Churchill provide a systematic approach to the elements that make clinician-patient interactions themselves a source of healing. The  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Schenck; Larry R Churchill
ISBN: 9780199735389 0199735387
OCLC Number: 755507697
Description: xviii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Healing in Health Care: Eight Things the Best Clinicians Do2. Medical Rituals: Organizing the Healing Elements3. How Healing Happens: Reports from the Field4. Healing Traditions: The Role of Religion and Spirituality5. Patient Perspectives: Healing from the Other Side of the Bed Rail6. The Biology of Healing: Neuroscience and the Education of Healers (with Eve Henry, MD)7. Healing Thyself: Clinicians Talk about Their Own Healing Practices8. Ethics and Medicine: Healing the Wounds of FateNotes
Responsibility: David Schenck and Larry R. Churchill.

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