Health Care: The Critical Importance of Relationships

By Susan Sered

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), March 2003

Everyone agrees that it is important for healthcare providers to attend to patients' humanity. What is not so clear is how to accomplish that when what it means to be human is so different for various people and cultures. The author discusses interviews of women treated for breast cancer in the United States and Israel as a case study.

Topic: Morality, Ethics, Medical Care, Health and Healing, Women, Values

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.33/no.599

Page Number(s): 1-2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Sered, Susan. Health Care: The Critical Importance of Relationships. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). March 2003: 1-2. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6607


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