Day: March 20, 2013

Clinical Decision-Making Part III

In part I of this series I discussed clinical pathways – how clinicians approach problems and the role of diagnosis in this approach. In part II I discussed the thought processes involved in deciding which diagnostic tests are worth ordering. In this post I will discuss some of the logical fallacies and heuristics that tend to bias and distort clinical reasoning. Many...

/ March 20, 2013