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Author Sanders, Lisa, 1956-

Title Every patient tells a story : medical mysteries and the art of diagnosis / Lisa Sanders
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Broadway Books, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 276 pages)
Contents Every patient's nightmare -- Every Patient Tells a Story -- The facts, and what lies beyond -- The stories they tell -- High Touch -- A vanishing art -- What only the exam can show -- Seeing is believing -- The healing touch -- The heart of the matter -- High Tech -- Testing troubles -- Limits of the Medical Mind -- Sick thinking -- Digital diagnosis -- The final diagnosis
Summary Presents an unflinching look inside the detective story that marks nearly every illness-the diagnosis-revealing the combination of uncertainty and intrigue that doctors face when confronting patients who are sick or dying--from the challenges of the physical exam to the pitfalls of doctor-to-doctor communication, the vagaries of tests, and the near calamity of diagnostic errors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Diagnosis -- Popular works
Diagnosis, Differential.
Diagnostic errors.
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Errors
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Diagnostic errors
Diagnosis, Differential
Sjukdomar -- diagnos.
Genre/Form Popular works
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780767931410