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What is the humanisation of medicine?

What is the humanisation of medicine?

Maintaining dignity, respecting the rights and cultural conditions of the patient, and proper communication with the patient are the pillars of the humanisation of medicine. They are the basis for building a proper patient-doctor relationship, which directly translates into treatment outcomes....

Cultural determinants of patient care

The book focuses on the problem of cultural barriers to healthcare that arise as a result of globalisation and migration. The authors emphasise the importance of preparing healthcare staff to work with patients from different cultures and religions, who may have...

Spiritual determinants of patient care

The monograph focuses on the importance of the spiritual dimension for a positive therapeutic process. It aims to make members of the medical staff involved in organising and providing patient care aware of the importance of spiritual care....

Adherence to medical advice and communication with the patient

It has probably happened to everyone that we have discontinued medication prescribed by the doctor or taken it differently from what the doctor advised. We have not followed our diet, not fully undergone the recommended rehabilitation or not sought advice from a specialist recommended...

Patient-doctor relationship models

Patient-doctor relationship models

In colloquial conversations, there are disputes about whether an efficient doctor or a kind and sympathetic one is better. Even at first glance, however, it is clear that there is something wrong with this kind of dispute. When we go to the doctor, after all, we are not only interested in getting ...

Cured: A Doctor's Journey from Panic to Peace

A pioneering doctor and health researcher tells the story of her perseverance and discovery. Anne McTiernan's memoir begins in 1982, shortly after she completed her PhD in public health research at the age of twenty-nine at...

Starved: A Nutrition Doctor's Journey from Empty to Full

At the age of four, Anne McTiernan is left by her mother at boarding school. Overwhelmed with sadness at the neglect she experiences there, Anne starves herself emotionally and physically. A doctor, appalled by her excessive weight loss, forces Anne's mother to...

Nurse: The True Story of Mary Benjamin

This harrowing and inspiring bestseller is the story of eight weeks in the life of a nurse in a large urban hospital. It's all here: joy and pain, death and drama, mistakes, successes and secrets. The Nurse reads like a novel, but lingers in the memory like a real...

Bioethics and Women: Across the Life Span 2006

All individuals, though different, have the same value: this is the author's relatively uncontroversial starting point. Her end point is not uncontroversial: the ideal of justice as human flourishing, based on the unique set of capacities of each...

The Fourth Sun Sign: From A Doctor's Diary Paperback

Cancer, unlike many diseases, is not age-related; whether it is a young child of five, a young girl going to university, a pregnant mother or an old farmer, no one is spared. The emotional state of mind in the face of illness ...

I'm here. Compassionate communication in patient care

Modern medical technology is helping patients recover faster than ever before in history. However, the human interaction between patient and caregiver is still the basic foundation of treatment. 'I'm Here' is a personal narrative from the patient's perspective. Full of...