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Narrative Based Medicine: Narrative based medicine in an evidence based world


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Complex but interesting philosophical analysis of narrative- and evidence-based medical practice, concluding that “appreciating the narrative nature of illness experience and the intuitive and subjective aspects of clinical method does not require us to reject the principles of evidence based medicine.”

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