Monday , May 17 2021

Abraham Verghese Quotes

Lets take away the incentives to do ‘to’ patients and – Quotes by Abraham Verghese

Lets take away the incentives to do ‘to’ patients and instead create incentives to do ‘for’ patients, to be ‘with’ patients. We don’t need to do comparative effectiveness trials to see if that works; we can just ask patients. – Abraham Verghese

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There is that lovely feeling of one reader telling another, – Quotes by Abraham Verghese

There is that lovely feeling of one reader telling another, ‘You must read this.’ I’ve always wanted to write a book like that, with the sense that you are contributing to the discourse in middle America, a discourse that begins at a book club in a living room, but then …

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As a young physician in the mid-’80s, caring for people – Quotes by Abraham Verghese

As a young physician in the mid-’80s, caring for people who had contracted H.I.V., I lost two of my patients to suicide at a time when the virus was doing very little harm to them. I have always thought of them as having been killed by a metaphor, by the …

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