Snowball in A Blizzard

Snowball in A Blizzard

A Physician's Notes on Uncertainty in Medicine

eBook - 2016
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Publisher: New York :, Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group,, [2016]
ISBN: 9780465098576
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Contents: Primum non nocere : the motivations and hazards of overdiagnosis
Vignette : the perils of predictive value
Snowball in a blizzard
The pressures of managing pressure
Lyme's false prophets : chronic fatigue, tick-borne illness, and the overselling of certainty
The origins of knowledge and the seeds of uncertainty
The correlation/causation problem, or why dark chocolate may not lower your risk of heart failure
Health watch : hype, hysteria, and the media's overconfident march of progress
Conclusion : the conversation.


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