Published: 2023-12-30

Humanization of Medicine: A Narrative Review

Agnieszka Szczepek
European Journal of Health Policy, Humanization of Care and Medical Ethics
Section: Articles


Modern Western medicine is advancing exponentially. Technological innovations enable faster and better diagnosis, tailor therapy to the individual patient and disease, enhance the success of treatment, and shorten the duration of disease. Amid these  technological advances, medicine is still about people. This paper aims to synthesize the knowledge on medicine’s contemporary approach to  human suffering and disease by applying medical humanities to improve medicine humanization.


Humanization, medicine, Patient Care

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