How Doctors Think



On average, a physician will interrupt a patient describing her symptoms within eighteen seconds In that short time, many doctors decide on the likely diagnosis and best treatment Often, decisions made this way are correct, but at crucial moments they can also be wrong with catastrophic consequences In this myth shattering book, Jerome Groopman pinpoints the forces and thought processes behind the decisions doctors make Groopman explores why doctors err and shows when and how they can with our help avoid snap judgments, embrace uncertainty, communicate effectively, and deploy other skills that can profoundly impact our health This book is the first to describe in detail the warning signs of erroneous medical thinking and reveal how new technologies may actually hinder accurate diagnoses How Doctors Think offers direct, intelligent questions patients can ask their doctors to help them get back on track.Groopman draws on a wealth of research, extensive interviews with some of the country s best doctors, and his own experiences as a doctor and as a patient He has learned many of the lessons in this book the hard way, from his own mistakes and from errors his doctors made in treating his own debilitating medical problems How Doctors Think reveals a profound new view of twenty first century medical practice, giving doctors and patients the vital information they need to make better judgments together. Free Download How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman For Kindle ePUB or eBook – firstchance10k.co.ukHow Doctors Think

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • How Doctors Think
  • Jerome Groopman
  • English
  • 22 February 2017
  • 0618610030

10 thoughts on “How Doctors Think

  1. says:

    Things that you should find worrisome if a doctor says them to you or a loved one We see this sometimes when said about a case that has some atypical features The doctor is basically telling you that s he has stopped thinking There s nothing wrong with you Even if your problems are psychogenic, they re still problems, and you are still suffering.Things you can say to your doctor to help him her with your case What s the worst this could be Is it possible that I havethan on Things that you should find worrisome if a doctor says them to you or a loved one We see this sometimes when said about a case that has some atypical...

  2. says:

    Everyone needs to be their own advocate for their health care A good first step is to understand how doctors think, and that s what this book attempts to do The book generally focuses on the problem of incorrect diagnoses Following each example of incorrect diagnosis there is an analysis of the reasons why the errors were made Then the authors suggests ways doctors and patients can avoid similar problems in the future There are numerous ideas and suggestions for patients to use in improving Everyone needs to be their own advocate for their health care A good first step is to understand how doctors think, and that s what this book attempts to do The book generally focuses on the problem of incorrect diagnoses Following each example of incorrect diagnosis there is an analysis of the reasons why the errors were made Then the authors suggests ways doctors and patients can avoid similar problems in the future There are numerous ideas and suggestions for patients to use in improving their chances of being correctly diagnosed Gener...

  3. says:

    How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman, is a book that explores the topic of the manner by which physicians are taught to think, how they arrive at correct and incorrect diagnoses and how the personality of the physician, the patient and the interaction between the two can affect the diagnosis and treatment The book is loosely laid out in the same manner that a physician works through a problem with a patient the history, the physical exam, the lab tests, the differential diagnosis which is al How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman, is a book that explores the topic of the manner by which physicians are taught to think, how they arrive at correct and incorrect diagnoses and how the personality of the physician, the patient and the interaction between the two can affect the diagnosis and treatment The book is loosely laid out in the same manner that a physician works through a problem with a patient the history, the physical exam, the lab tests, the differential diagnosis which is also spread throughout the book , treatment and other factors that may influence a physician with respect to a patient I ve read this book twice now and have gotten different things from it each time The first time was during my second year of medical school and I re read my review of it, remembering how confusing just the process of arriving at a differential diagnosis can be Last year when I read the book, I read it almost as a patientthan a phys...

  4. says:

    This book was so good It illustrates the importance of the patient doctor relationship in the aspects of psychological well being, diagnosis, and treatment of patients I found that the audiobook was so effective in its delivery and reading of the book I was very engaged with a constant eagerness to learn Groopman emphasizes prime mistakes seen in medical practices of doctors in different specialties At some point in the last chapter, he states Without risking failure, there was zero chanc This book was so good It illustrates the importance of the patient doctor relationship in the aspects of psychological well being, diagnosis, and treatment of patients I found that the audiobook was so effective in its delivery and reading of the book I was very engaged with a constant e...

  5. says:

    A must read for every doctor who practices medicine and for those patients who forget that doctors are practicing medicine and make errors in judgment and he explains why these mistakes are made in a very very entertaining way The book served as a reminder that a patient needs to be the captain of their own ship, challenging the inflated notion of even the most respected doctor The chapter A New Mother s Challenge was probably one of the best examples of how and why doctors err and how t A must read for every doctor who practices medicine and for those patients who forget that doctors are practicing medicine and make errors in judgment and he explains why these mistakes are made in a very very entertaining way The book served as a reminder that a patient needs to be the captain of their own ship, challenging the inflated notion of even the most respected doctor The chapter A New Mother s Challenge was probably one of the best e...

  6. says:

    A book that helps clinicians to assess the way they think, and to try eliminating the diagnostic errors by diagnosing the doctors thinking pitfalls anchoring, attribution and availability types of errors..In my opinion stereotyping is the most common cause of diagnostic errors.Theexpert clinician would be better in diagnosis , but unfortunately due to thestereotypes they had so it s a double edged sword ,every clinician should relay on his experience but not bypassin A book that helps clinicians to assess the way they think, and to try eliminating the diagnostic errors by diagnosing the doctors thinking pitfalls anchoring, attribution and availability types of errors..In...

  7. says:

    My book club read this book last month We found it interesting, but repetitive Basically, Dr Groopman discusses many ways in which doctors are, gasp, not omniscient and in fact are susceptible to the same errors ruts gaps in thinking that plague any of us when trying to solve problems Recognizing these fallibilities understanding how a doctor is trained to think enables patients to beproactive, to ask better questions, and thus help themselves by helping the doctor find the correct My book club read this book last month We found it interesting, but repetitive Basically, Dr Groopman discusses many ways in which doctors are, gasp, not omniscient and in fact are susceptible to the same errors ruts gaps in thinking that plague any of us when trying to solve problems Recognizing these fallibilities understanding how a doctor is trained to think enables patients to beproactive, to ask better questions, and thus help themselves by helping the doctor find the correct diagnosis or ...

  8. says:

    Can Jerome Groopman be my doctor Mentor Inspiration He is so thoughtful and humble and insightful I am glad that as I go into medical school, I have read this book, and I think I may need to read it again...

  9. says:

    The Science of Doctor Misdiagnosis Jerome Groopman is the chief of experimental medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, teaches at Harvard Medical School and is a writer for the New Yorker Groopman is a doctor who realizes he needs a doctor as the result of an experience in which he found himself plagued by a wrist injury that resulted in multiple diagnoses and treatments from four different doctors with no cle...

  10. says:

    This book is about what goes on in a doctor s mind as he or she treats a patient You d be able , at the end of it, to answer some of the main Questions that Dr Jerome Groopman had first asked such as How should a doctor think Do different doctors think differently Are different forms of thinkingor less prevalent among the different specialties In other words, do surgeons think differently from internists, who think differently from pediatricians Is there one best way to think, This book is about what goes on in a doctor s mind as he or she treats a patient You d be able , at the end of it, to answer some of the main Questions that Dr Jerome Groopman had first asked such as How should a doctor think Do different doctors think differently Are different forms of thinkingor less prevalent among the different specialties In other words, do surgeons think differently from ...

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