Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Contextual errors in medicine

---are examined in this article from The Hospitalist. The quick-and-dirty on this is take a social history. I mean take the time to get a real social history. It just may contain the critical data to unlock the secret of the patient’s problem. It’s exactly what my blogging colleagues and I were talking about in a Medscape Roundtable from last spring.

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