Tuesday, January 17, 2017

"But the model wasn’t quite right. If an illness is a fire, many of them require months or years to..."

"But the model wasn't quite right. If an illness is a fire, many of them require months or years to extinguish, or can be reduced only to a low-level smolder. The treatments may have side effects and complications that require yet more attention. Chronic illness has become commonplace, and we have been poorly prepared to deal with it. Much of what ails us requires a more patient kind of skill."

- The Heroism of Incremental Care

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