By Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong,Michael Posner
In The paintings of medication, Toronto Western Hospital’s mythical internist Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong attracts on his large file of private circumstances and 5 a long time as a clinician, to envision the center ideas of a patient-centred method of analysis and remedy. whereas HPK, as he's fondly identified, acknowledges and applauds the various beneficial techniques in scientific know-how, as disorder and its administration develop more and more advanced, he insists that physicians needs to discover ways to increase an arsenal of extra simple talents, actively utilizing the humanities of seeing, listening to, palpation, empathy, and advocacy to supply a extra humane and holistic kind of care. geared toward scientific practitioners, trainees, aspiring medical professionals and laymen, the publication additionally includes interviews with greater than a dozen of HPK’s sufferers, in addition to brief essays that discover the taking into account a few 15 of his expert colleagues at the artwork of medicine.
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