The Patient as Reformation - Here We Stand Part One - The Incredible Shrinking Patient.

S D Med 2018 Jun;71(6):270-273

Sanford Clinic - Infectious Disease, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

The U.S. is currently embroiled in a divisive healthcare reform debate. It is therefore important to understand how the principles of reformation might embolden the development of physician-reformers, who are willing to step out as advocates. Martin Luther, who heavily influenced reformers like Martin Luther King, Jr., set the standard for reformation on the singular idea of legitimate authority - rooted in the inestimable worth of the person. Patient-centeredness is that singular truth for healthcare and is the only cure for the incredible shrinking patient, who is being diminished by powers far stronger than it.

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June 2018

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