Medical crisis, clinical engagement.

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Summary of "Medical crisis, clinical engagement."

Medicine is changing, and so are the causes of dissatisfaction among physicians. In a broader context characterized by the dominance of an economic rationality, in which medicine is shaped by the phenomenon of acceleration typical of modernity, we argue, in this brief article, that clinical practice is based on an engagement involving a form of suspension of the flow of time. Engagement is thereby an essential dimension of medicine, and is proposed as a lasting foundation of clinical practice.


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Name: Revue medicale suisse
ISSN: 1660-9379
Pages: 322-323


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