When Experts Disagree: The Art of Medical Decision Making
Jerome Groopman, M.D., and Pamela Hartzband, M.D.
Critique the formulas used in classic medical decision analysis and recognize their limitations.
Recognize the different mindsets that patients and doctors bring to choosing among several treatment options.
Recognize how framing of data can mislead both patients and physicians about the true benefits and risks of a therapy.
Analyze the concept of “availability” and recognize how dramatic stories can mislead or inform both patients and doctors in their decision-making.
This lecture has been broken into ten chapters and may be viewed by clicking on the links provided, beginning with Introduction: When Experts Disagree: The Art of Medical Decision Making.