n South African Medical Journal - A physicians 'quality of presence' - a vital therapeutic tool : izindaba
|Article Title||A physicians 'quality of presence' - a vital therapeutic tool : izindaba|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Jul 2013|
|Pages||439 - 440|
An Italian study showing that diabetic patients of physicians with high empathy had a significantly lower rate of acute metabolic complications than those of physicians with moderate and low empathy scores, is one of several recent scientific reports supporting the use of 'mindfulness' in clinical practice.
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