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How Doctors Think

How Doctors Think - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0618610037

Cover of How Doctors Think 07 (ISBN 978-0618610037)
ISBN13: 978-0618610037
ISBN10: 0618610030
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 2007
International: No

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How Doctors Think - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0618610037

Jerome Groopman

ISBN13: 978-0618610037
ISBN10: 0618610030
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

A New Yorker staff writer, best-selling author, and professor of Harvard Medical School unravels the ultimate medical mystery:how doctors figure out the best treatments-or fail to do so

Table of Contents

Flesh-and-blood decision making p. 27
Lessons from the heart p. 41
Spinning plates p. 59
Gatekeepers p. 77
A new mother's challenge p. 101
The uncertainty of the expert p. 132
Surgery and satisfaction p. 156
The eye of the beholder p. 177
Marketing, money, and medical decisions p. 203
In service of the soul p. 234
Epilogue : a patient's questions p. 260
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