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A 73-year-old man struggles with the decision whether to consider anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation, a “decisional conflict” that affects many trying to balance risks and rewards of medical treatments. Doctors should help the patients
Editor's Note: Drs. Groopman and Hartzband are Fellows of the American College of Physicians, and they begin their new column, "Gray Matters," in the January 2012 edition of ACP Internist.].
D espite many scientific advances, much of medicine still exists within a gray zone. ... Our new column, Gray Matters, will explore this dimension of medicine where physicians advise and patients choose among different treatment options in the face of
We're excited to launch a new column in this issue, Gray Matters, written by Jerome Groopman, MD, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, MD, FACP. ... Gray Matters will look at how physicians help patients navigate preferences, informed consent and other factors
And finally, you'll find the latest installment of Gray Matters, by Jerome Groopman, MD, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, MD, FACP. ... Do you have comments on this issue, or ideas for future Gray Matters columns?
Drs. Groopman and Hartzband will still be writing for us, however, in the form of a new column, Gray Matters, which will launch in January 2012. ... Gray Matters will look at how patients and physicians navigate preferences, informed consent and other
Despite the best planning, patients may change their minds at the end of life once they recognize their unique situations and their sometimes surprising decisions.
A physician tried to self-diagnose his symptoms of a feeling of suffocation and a change in gait. Experts review the cognitive biases that made the doctor overlook the right diagnosis.
And in our latest Gray Matters column, Jerome Groopman, MD, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, MD, FACP, discuss how “anchoring error” and self-diagnosis led to serious clinical consequences for one physician.
The latest Gray Matters column from Jerome Groopman, MD, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, MD, FACP, uses anticoagulation to demonstrate some of the complications in medical decision making.
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