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Whole person care : a new paradigm for the 21st century

Author: Thomas A Hutchinson
Publisher: New York ; London : Springer, 2011.
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Whole Person Care organizes the disparate strains of literature on this emerging field. The text clarifies the concept of 'whole person' and outlines the challenges and opportunities that death  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Whole person care
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Hutchinson
ISBN: 9781441994400 1441994408 9781441994394 1441994394
OCLC Number: 746283858
Description: 1 online resource (1 v.) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: AcknowledgmentsTom A. HutchinsonPrefaceTom A. HutchinsonForewordBalfour M. Mount1. Whole person careTom A. Hutchinson2. Suffering, whole person care, and the goals of medicineEric J. Cassell 3. The healing journeyTom A. Hutchinson, Balfour M. Mount, Michael Kearney 4. The challenge of medical dichotomies and the congruent physician / patient relationship in medicineTom A. Hutchinson, James R. Brawer5. Separation-attachment theory in illness and the role of the healthcare practitionerGregory Fricchione6. Empathy, compassion and the goals of medicineStephen Liben7. Mindfulness and whole person carePatricia L. Dobkin8. Healing, wounding, and the language of medicineAbraham Fuks9. Death anxiety: the challenge and the promise of whole person careSheldon Solomon, Krista Lawlor10. Whole person self-care: self-care from the inside outMichael Kearney, Radhule Weininger11. Prevention and whole person careTom A. Hutchinson12. Whole person care and complementary and alternative therapiesMary Grossman13. Spiritual dimensions of whole person careAbdu'l-Missagh Ghadirian14. Whole person care and the revolution in geneticsDavid S. Rosenblatt, Jennifer Fitzpatrick15. Whole person care on a busy medical ward Gordon L. Crelinsten16. Teaching whole person care in medical schoolHelen Mc Namara, J. Donald Boudreau17. Whole person care, professionalism, and the medical mandateRichard L. Cruess, Sylvia R. Cruess18. Whole person care: ConclusionsTom A. HutchinsonAppendix; The nature of persons and clinical medicine Eric J. Cassell
Responsibility: edited by Thomas A. Hutchinson.


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