martedì 25 gennaio 2011

Cardiological practice

Many studies confirm a great advantage of olistic vision in cardiological clinical approach. This general practice considers the patients first as a person, within their family, community and workplace. Known often as a holistic approach this merges readily into modern views of patient-centred care, and of patients as partners in their care. Beyond all this is an additional element; people who become unwell have needs that are social and psychological. Meeting those needs will improve their health and aid recovery. There is a developing evidence base on the psychosocial, and physical costs of not meeting these needs, and on the positive effects of changing the way in which we care, and the environment in which we offer care. (Balint et al)

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