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Comics in the clinic: Helping to improve bedside manner

16 December 2013 Last updated at 15:10 GMT

A bad bedside manner can make many patients want to hide under the covers.

But now medical students at Northwestern University in Chicago are being taught an unusual approach to treating patients with compassion - through comic books.

Katy Watson reports.