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Historian: Religious Faith an Important Part of a Patient’s Experience

Historian: Religious Faith an Important Part of a Patient’s Experience

Although medicine and religion often intersect when people cope with illness or death, religious faith receives little attention from medical historians. A Rutgers–Camden scholar says that’s a mistake. “One of our jobs is to try and understand the patient experience, or the family experience, at death,” says Janet Golden, a professor of history at Rutgers–Camden. […]

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