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…in health care what if the simple act of listening could diminish health problems? Tedmed 2010 spoke about this shift in thinking via @kevinmd During my training I was once asked in front of a patient to

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recite some respiratory physiology equation which, to my patient’s approval, I was able to do easily at the time. But I wanted to say to the attending physician, “Ask me, too, what this patient’s story is. I can tell you because I listened. I can tell you because I can put together and recreate a good narrative. And in the end it will help me take better care of this patient than knowing that equation.”

what if many of the health care problems can be solved simply by increased authentic

green about people  

connections, respect, listen

green about people  

connections, respect, listen

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