WHAT IF WE EMBRACED MEDICAL THRILLERS?

Dr. Iddi Nyabawe, 1st year Ophthalmology Resident MUK

Dr. Iddi Nyabawe, 1st year Ophthalmology Resident MUK

Medical thrillers, like any other literal works of fiction contribute a great deal in nurturing empathy amongst their readers. Medicine being a career that entails working with people, empathy is needed more in it than almost in any other profession known. Doctors work on patients in all conditions, critical and non-critical, emergencies and chronic conditions. It is imperative to note that doctors are the best story-tellers for all their job is bound by ‘clerking patients’ which involves ‘history-taking’.

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