Abraham Verghese:
Abraham Verghese: En läkares handlag

TEDGlobal 2011 · 18:32 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Den moderna medicinen riskerar att gå miste om ett kraftfullt, gammaldags verktyg: mänskligt handlag. Läkaren och författaren Abraham Verghese beskriver vår märkliga nya värld där patienter är bara datapunkter och uppmanar till en återgång till den traditionella och personliga läkarundersökningen.

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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