Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Hippocratic adage

  • Everyone is too busy

    Everyone, even the visitors, seems pressed for time. . . . The Hippocratic adage, “Art is life long, Life is short” is speeded up to a blur. Everyone is too busy, urgently doing something else, and there is no longer enough time for the old meditative, speculative ward rounds or the amiable conversations at bedside.…