Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: efficiency

  • People or numbers: healing and efficiency

    Damiano Rondelli Chicago, Illinois, United States   In a rare text from 1793, the Italian physician Luigi Angeli instructed young doctors on how to approach a patient: “. . . once you questioned the patient about his disease, or the remote causes of this, and after you observed the quality of his temper, age, once…