Fragility, uncertainty, and healthcare.

Abstract

Medicine seeks to overcome one of the most fundamental fragilities of being human, the fragility of good health. No matter how robust our current state of health, we are inevitably susceptible to future illness and disease, while current disease serves to remind us of various frailties inherent in the human condition. This article examines the relationship… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11017-016-9350-3

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@article{Rogers2016FragilityUA, title={Fragility, uncertainty, and healthcare.}, author={Wendy A. Rogers and Mary Jean Walker}, journal={Theoretical medicine and bioethics}, year={2016}, volume={37 1}, pages={71-83} }