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DIAGNOSTIC ERROR : pitfalls and promises.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : CRC Press, 2017.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: PAT CROSKERRY
ISBN: 1409432335 9781409432333
OCLC Number: 960838220
Contents: Preface; Section I: Models of Diagnosis; Chapter 1: What is Diagnosis?; Chapter 2: Medical Decision Making; Chapter 3: Modern Cognitive Approaches to the Diagnostic Process; Section II: Informal and Alternative Approaches to Diagnosis; Chapter 4: Alternatives to Conventional Medical Diagnosis; Chapter 5: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Section III: The Elements of Reasoning; Chapter 6: Stone Age Minds in Modern Medicine: Ancient Footprints Everywhere; Chapter 7. Cognitive and Affective Biases, and Logical Failures; Chapter 8: The Rational Diagnostician; Chapter 9: Individual Variability in Clinical Decision Making and Diagnosis; Section IV: Challenges and Controversies in Diagnosis; Chapter 10: Diagnostic Error; Chapter 11: The Role of the Healthcare System in Diagnostic Success or Failure; Chapter 12: Do Teams Make Better Diagnoses?; Chapter 13: How Much Diagnosis Can We Afford?; Section V: The Fix; Chapter 14: Medical Education and the Diagnostic Process; Chapter 15: Cognitive Bias Mitigation: Becoming Better Diagnosticians; Chapter 16: Diagnostic Support from Information Technology; Chapter 17: What is the Patient's Role in Diagnosis?; Appendix A. Cognitive Biases; Appendix B. Logical Fallacies; Glossary; Afterward


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