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How doctors think.

Author: Jerome Groopman
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A physician discusses the thought patterns and actions that lead to misdiagnosis on the part of healthcare providers and suggests methods that patients can use to help doctors assess conditions more accurately.
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How doctors think.
Boston : Mariner Books, 2008
(OCoLC)927053976
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Groopman
ISBN: 9780547348636 0547348630
OCLC Number: 1056109645
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Contents: Flesh-and-blood decision making -- Lessons from the heart -- Spinning plates -- Gatekeepers -- 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.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume.)
Contents: Flesh-and-blood decision making --
Lessons from the heart --
Spinning plates --
Gatekeepers --
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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How Doctors Think reveals a profound new view of twenty-first-century medical practice, giving doctors and patients the vital information they need to make better judgments together.  Read more...

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