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It is, indeed, refreshing to explore the complexities of clinical decision making without the trappings of mathematic or statistical entanglement. Moreover, it is fortunate to be able to do so and still become familiar with a sound framework of logic and philosophy fundamental to such decisions. Professor Wulff has provided a concise discussion of the philosophy of the clinician and the application of this philosophy to the bedside and the clinical research arena.
After a brief comparison with the computer-based decision format, the first few sections of the book develop the logic of data acquisition, processing, and reliability, which leads
Rational Diagnosis and Treatment: An Introduction to Clinical Decision Making.. Ann Intern Med. ;96:541. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-4-541_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(4):541.
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