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Jerome Groopman, M.D., and Pamela Hartzband, M.D., are on the staff of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, both in Boston. They have collaborated on articles for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The New England Journal of Medicine, among other publications. Groopman, a staff writer for The New Yorker, is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller How Doctors Think.
I found it very readable and informative even for a layman.
I think this book did a great job of interviewing people in various stages of medical decision-making and using their choices to show the psychology behind it.
Just what I needed to help guide decisions and better understand how decisions in medicine get made.
As someone like me who is going into the medical field this really showed me how patients from all walks of life think in terms of making medical decisions for themselves and... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Kindle Customer
Very good book but would have liked more advice. Author wrote an email back to me, though it didn't answer my question fully, I was just happy I got a response!Published 5 months ago by Peepah
Excellent, as most of the work by Groopman. Provides insight on how physicians think so patients (and pet owners) can have a better understanding of their thought process.Published 5 months ago by guilledvm
This book may put you on the road to better decisions concerning medical procedures you face or may face in the future. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
Using a kind of case study style the authors take you through real medical decisions and how people struggle. Read morePublished 10 months ago by D. W. Cottrell