Seems today people expect a lot of medicine and their doctors – maybe too much.
For some, like my parents, medicine had become some sort of secular religion. They worshiped their doctors.
Due to the triumphs of antibiotics, pharmaceutical creations, the ascendancy in life expectancy and highly-touted restorative surgeries, it has lead to the expectation that medicine could fix anything.
But a crisis in expectations has lead to disillusionment.