Contextual treatment: a conceptualization and systematization from general medicine

  title={Contextual treatment: a conceptualization and systematization from general medicine},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis Turabi{\'a}n},
Traditionally, the pathogenic point of view was concentrated in the “diseased” parts of the human body, which was increasingly divided into smaller parts and treated separately and the psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patients were largely ignored. However, from the point of view of general medicine, the focus is on patients (with their physical, psychological and social health) and on their environment or context.1 This vision concerns the understandings of what it means to be… 

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