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Maybe It’s Time to Slow Down the Pace of Medical Treatment
Washington Post - Daphne Miller

 ”This felt more like a tea party than a doctor’s appointment,” a patient observed as we wrapped up our first clinic visit. I had served him tea and even poured a cup for myself. But what really impressed him was that we sipped our brews at leisure and even got a refill. My patient had just been the recipient of a rare and highly valued medical commodity, a treatment that is as quantifiable in its effects as the milligrams of a medication or the number of stitches in a wound: Time.