How Doctors Think (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Mar 12, 2008 - Medical - 320 pages
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How Doctors Think is a window into the mind of the physician and an insightful examination of the all-important relationship between doctors and their patients. In this myth-shattering work, Jerome Groopman explores the forces and thought processes behind the decisions doctors make. He pinpints why doctors succeed and why they err. Most important, Groopman shows when and how doctors can -- with our help -- avoid snap judgments, embrace uncertainty, communicate effectively, and deploy other skills that can profoundly impact our health.
  

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Groopman, an oncologist, looks at the way doctors perceive data and make judgments about patient care. He includes discussions on how radiologists process visual data, how doctors make decisions about ... Read full review

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Book on CD read by Michael Prichard 3*** Groopman did a wealth of research and extensive interviews with some of America's best doctors, as well as used his own experiences as a physician and as a ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Jerome Groopman, M.D., holds the Dina and Raphael Recanati Chair of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is chief of experimental medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. A staff writer for The New Yorker, he is the author of How Doctors Think, The Anatomy of Hope, Second Opinions, The Measure of Our Days, and other books.

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