10 edition of Health issues in Chinese contexts found in the catalog.
Health issues in Chinese contexts
Zenobia C. Y. Chan
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Zenobia C.Y. Chan.|
|LC Classifications||RA527 .C497 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008051629|
Anika Niambi Al-Shura BSc., MSOM, Ph.D, in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, The holistic health care practitioner, who provides personalized care in the integrative cardiovascular Chinese medicine setting, should possess three qualities of empathy. The first quality is the possession of personal virtues such as values and beliefs which can be shared with the patient.
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