Man Shall Not Live By Scans Alone

By | February 17th, 2019|LRO 129|

Abraham Verghese, an American specialist in general medicine, wrote a moving testimony that is at the same time a serious warning about the progressive extinction of medical wisdom. In clear alignment with what Jacques Lacan developed in his 1966 conference Psychoanalysis and Medicine[1], Verghese denounces the danger of studying scans instead of the patient. The [...]