Why We Revolt: A Patient Revolution for Careful and Kind Care

Why We Revolt: A Patient Revolution for Careful and Kind Care

by Victor Montori
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Overview

In a series of brief and personal essays, Why We Revolt describes what is wrong with industrial healthcare, how it has corrupted its mission, and how it has stopped caring. Montori rescues the language of patient care to propose a revolution of compassion and solidarity, of unhurried conversations, and of careful and kind care.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999394816
Publisher: The Patient Revolution
Publication date: 10/04/2017
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 406,394
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Victor Montori (Lima, 1970) is a physician and researcher. He works at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota (U.S.) participating in the care of people with diabetes. He graduated from medical school in his hometown of Lima, Perú, and completed postgraduate training at Mayo Clinic in the U.S. and at McMaster University in Canada. Considered "a patient's doctor," Victor received the Karis Award, a patient-nomi- nated recognition for his compassionate care.
A researcher in the science of patient-centered care, Victor and his colleagues have authored over 580 research articles. A full professor of medicine at 39, Montori is one of the most cited clinical researchers in the world.
In 2016, Victor founded The Patient Revolution, a nonpro t organi- zation dedicated to advancing careful and kind patient care for all.

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