The Importance of Narratives in Diagnosis and Treatment: Storytelling, and the Patient-Practitioner Relationship

Here is my short discussion on the foundational principles in building trust and respect in doctor-patient interactions from the Shen-Hammer model, including pulse and other diagnostics, in framing narratives around patients’ experiences of symptoms and dis-ease, as well as on the topic of zhuyou 祝由 (incantatory medicine). <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/qxVfP-wlpgQ” title=”YouTube video player” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe>
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