Loving the Chronically Ill Child: A Pediatrician’s Perspective
The doctor-patient relationship has historically been viewed as the most important aspect of the practice of medicine. Indeed, in the preantibiotic era, medical training and practice often had little else to offer. The enormous scientific advances of this century, especially in the last three decades, however, have shifted that focus substantially. Likewise, there are few who would deny that the relationship is seriously threatened and needs our attention.
KeywordsCystic Fibrosis Rheumatic Fever Childhood Leukemia Hospital Intensive Care Unit House Call
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