First Mariner Books edition.
1 online resource (319 pages) : portrait
"A Mariner book."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Flesh-and-blood decision making -- Lessons from the heart -- Spinning plates -- Gatekeepers -- A new mother's challenge -- The uncertainty of the expert -- Surgery and satisfaction -- The eye of the beholder -- Marketing, money, and medical decisions -- In service of the soul -- Epilogue : a patient's questions.
A physician discusses the thought patterns and actions that lead to misdiagnosis on the part of healthcare providers, and suggests methods that patients can use to help doctors assess conditions more accurately.
Description based on print version record.
Print version: Groopman, Jerome E. How doctors think. 1st Mariner Books ed. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008 9780547053646 (OCoLC)213414124
9780547348636 (electronic bk.)
0547348630 (electronic bk.)
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