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How Doctors Think

By Jerome Groopman

How Doctors Think
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  • Published in USA  Mar 2008,
    336 pages.

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  • Melanie (Piedmont SC)


    How Doctors Think
    This is a very enlightening read and gives a lot of insight into how physicians work through a patient's problems. It also illustrates how doctors are also human and therefore not immune to making mistakes or errors in judgment. The book gives useful suggestions on how to communicate more effectively with doctors and highlighted some issues I'd never even considered.
  • Mercedes (Cross River NY)


    A must read for every patient
    This book should be given to every patient, so they can be on an equal footing and now how the system works and why it works the way it does. Well researched and explained from the inside out, it demystifies a whole area of life that all of us will have to deal with at some stage, it helps the patient understand the doctor and thus the doctor to understand the patient, and here is to understanding!
  • Dayna (Brandon FL)


    Interesting Glimpse into the Mind of Doctors
    This book shows how doctors diagnose patients. Some use snap judgments and others use various diagnostic tools...but usually it's a combination of the two. I feel that I've learned something about how doctors come to their decisions.
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