Medicine and Humanities: Voicing Connections [Book Review]

Journal of Medical Humanities 29 (1):5-14 (2008)

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Accepting as a given that the humanities disciplines are not product or “results” driven, this paper argues that the core of an interdisciplinary field of medicine and humanities, or medical humanities, is an interpretive enterprise that is not readily open to quantitative assessment. A more humanistically oriented medical practice can derive, however, from the process that produces new insights and works toward the development of a new, mutually shared, and humanizing language
Keywords Medical humanities  Interdisciplinary studies  Humanistic language  Healthcare  Medical education  Clinic
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DOI 10.1007/s10912-007-9045-x
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