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Abraham Verghese:
Abraham Verghese: El toque de un doctor

TEDGlobal 2011 · 18:32 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Abraham Verghese: Abraham Verghese: El toque de un doctor
18:32 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 31 languages

La medicina moderna está en peligro de perder una herramienta poderosa y antigua: el toque humano. El escritor y médico Abraham Verghese describe nuestro extraño y nuevo mundo en el que los pacientes se han convertido en simples datos y llama a regresar al examen médico tradicional cara a cara.

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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