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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jerome E Groopman
|ISBN:||9780547053646 0547053649 0618610030 9780618610037|
|Notes:||"A Mariner book."|
|Description:||319 pages : portrait ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||Flesh-and-blood decision making --
Lessons from the heart --
Spinning plates --
A new mother's challenge --
The uncertainty of the expert --
Surgery and satisfaction --
The eye of the beholder --
Marketing, money, and medical decisions --
In service of the soul --
Epilogue : a patient's questions.
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An examination of errors
"How doctors think" is an examination of cognitive errors which can lead doctors to an incorrect diagnosis or therapy. Groopman provides suggestions for patients to help doctors avoid these cognitive errors. The book is also an indictment of evidence-based medicine. Doctors must remember that...
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