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The Wounded Storyteller: Body, Illness, and Ethics
Arthur Frank, a sociologist at the University of Calgary, has survived several diseases and has joined what he terms the "remission society," people who have been sick and are now well but who can never be completely cured. Expand
What is empathy and can it be taught?
  • H. Spiro
  • Medicine
  • Annals of internal medicine
  • 15 May 1992
Conversations about experiences, discussions of patients and their human stories, more leisure and unstructured contemplation of the humanities help physicians to cherish empathy and to retain their passion. Expand
The body silent
Cultural diversity in health and illness
Gastrointestinal manifestations of diabetes.
  • L. Katz, H. Spiro
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 15 December 1966
General Diabetic Acidosis Anorexia, nausea and vomiting are common early symptoms of diabetic acidosis,occasionally referred to as ketoacidosis. Expand
Cancer of the pancreas. Diagnostic accuracy and survival statistics
This study shows the necessity for standardization of reporting methods and some authors who claim the most effective palliation by pancreatic resection have the highest mortality rates. Expand
Current Concepts of Clinical Gastroenterology
This well printed, finely bound book contains the proceedings of a "Progress in Gastroenterology" course held in the spring of 1963 in California, and is published now in 1965. Many distinguishedExpand
Doctors only—The evolving image of the American physician
We may not be able to make you love reading, but doctors only the evolving image of the american physician contributions in medical studies will lead you to love reading starting from now. Book isExpand
Tocopherol deficiency in man.
Certain physiologic and morphologic changes secondary to tocopherol deficiency were evident and may be more extensive than those described previously in man, and some in vitro phenomena of unknown physiologic significance have been noted. Expand