Hippocrates' shadow : secrets from the house of medicine / David H. Newman.Material type: TextPublisher: New York, NY : Scribner, 2008Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed.Description: xviii, 236 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1416551530 (hdbk.); 9781416551539 (hdbk.).Subject(s): Physician and patient | Communication in medicine | Interpersonal communication | Physician-Patient Relations | Patient Rights | Professional Misconduct | Quality of Health Care | Truth DisclosureDDC classification: 610.69/6
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"what doctors don't know, don't tell you, and how truth can repair the patient-doctor breach"--Jacket.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-225) and index.
Foreword: Dr. Hippocrates -- We don't know -- It doesn't work -- We don't agree -- We don't talk -- We prefer tests -- We won't unlearn (the pseudoaxioms) -- We're missing the meaning (the placebo paradox) -- You're a number (the "NNT") -- A new old paradigm.