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Abraham Verghese:
Abraham Verghese: Die Berührung eines Arztes

TEDGlobal 2011 · 18:32 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Abraham Verghese: Abraham Verghese: Die Berührung eines Arztes
18:32 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 31 languages

Die moderne Medizin läuft Gefahr ein mächtiges, altmodisches Werkzeug zu verlieren: Die menschliche Berührung. Arzt und Autor Abraham Verghese beschreibt unsere seltsame neue Welt, in der Patienten bloße Datenpunkte sind, und fordert eine Rückehr zu der traditionellen köperlichen Untersuchung.

Physician and author
In our era of the patient-as-data-point, Abraham Verghese believes in the old-fashioned physical exam, the bedside chat, the power of informed observation. Full bio
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