Caring for the dying: the doctor as healer

Michael Barbato
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (10): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05329.x
Published online: 19 May 2003

The care of a dying person requires qualities of a medical practitioner that do not sit neatly within the prevailing medical paradigm.

  • Michael Barbato

  • Palliative Care Unit, Braeside Hospital, Prairiewood, NSW.


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