Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts tagged as “patient-centred care”

The second law of medicine

A tweet by Gavin Preston M.D. says: “Second law of medicine = No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you cared”. It implies that being caring is valued highly in medicine, if not higher, relative to being knowledgable. It encourages medical professionals to be caring…

Support system

I was admitted to the hospital for a total of six times, last year alone. That is an average of one admission for every couple of months. The admissions usually lasted a minimum of three days, and at one point lasted a maximum of eight days. Thankfully, I did not…

New normal in healthcare

We have all been confined to our homes for nearly six weeks now. Although we have not been out and about, we could all sense the sociocultural changes that are about to occur as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The way we live and the world as we knew…

COVID-19: Telemedicine clinic urgently needed for high-risk, chronically ill patients

A systematic review and meta-analysis, which included eight (8) studies of lab-confirmed COVID-19 infections and a total of 46248 infected patients from hospitals in China, has found that underlying disease, including hypertension, respiratory system disease and cardiovascular disease, may be risk factors for severe COVID-19 infection (1). It is crucial…

Mission News Theme by Compete Themes.
Share on Social Media