How Doctors Think (Paperback)

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    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.
    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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    ISBN 9780547053646
    Genre HEALTH & FITNESS / Health Care Issues
    Format Paperback
    Pages 319
    Publisher Date 2008-03-12 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Mariner Books
    Copyright Year 2008
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Groopman, Jerome
    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
    Country of Origin United States

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