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Empathy: The Human Connection To Patient Care

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Ian Maclaren once said, "be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle," (Nicoll, 1908, p. 125). The video, “Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care," by Cleveland Clinic brings that message to life. It pertains not only to health care professionals but the world as a whole. Speech-language pathologists need to be compassionate with all of their clients and their caregivers. A patient who stutters may not only have a hard time with their speech but a hard time in school, too, due to bullying. The parents of an autistic child may be stressed because, in addition to having to take their child to various appointments throughout the week, they have marital problems. After some experience in the field, one realizes that it’s not
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