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Doctor and Patient: Lost in Translation
The relationship between patient and healer has been the bedrock of healing since time immemorial. But in recent times and amid staggering scientific advances, there has been a growing rift in that once sturdy foundation, a widening fissure often caused by differences in how patients and the medical doctors who care for them speak to one another. How has language affected the care given and received? How did such a rift develop? And what might we all do to prevent the best intentions and greatest ideals from getting lost in translation?
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