“There was a boy...” - the importance of narrative Medicine in Paediatrics

  • Teresa Temudo Department of Neuropediatrics, Centro Materno Infantil do Norte, Centro Hospitalar do Porto
Keywords: literature, medicine, narrative, paediatrics

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Published
2018-07-13
Section
Editorial