Does Reading Poetry Make You a Better Clinician?

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This book chapter was originally published as:

Gordon, J. (2003). Does reading poetry make you a better clinician? [Commentary]. In I Kerridge, C. Jordens, & E. Sayers (Eds.), Restoring humane values to medicine (pp. 51-55). Sydney, Australia: Desert Pea Press.

ISBN: 9781876861087


The author provides a commentary of the short article written by Miles Little which discusses why we might be tempted to think that poetry could make a contribution one or both kinds of "clinical betterment" - technical or moral.


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© 2003 Ian Kerridge, Christopher Jordens, Emma-Jane Sayers

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