Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Soul of Medicine

  • Book review: The Soul of Medicine: Tales from the Bedside

    Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   “Life is short, and the art long; the occasion fleeting, experience fallacious, and judgment difficult.” – Hippocrates   Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash. The Soul of Medicine is a slender (200-page) book by surgeon-author Sherwin B. Nuland. It contains twenty-one essays, each one based on a “tale” told…