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Mindful Medicine: Don't confuse correlation with causation

The case of a young woman mistakenly diagnosed with asthma llustrates the danger of confusing correlation and causation.
1 Jul 2008

Mindful medicine: Perils of diagnosing the physician-patient

A physician diagnoses himself, leaving a colleague to undo some of the mistaken thinking and come up with a simple diagnosis.
1 Jan 2009

Mindful Medicine: Don't let emotion impede right diagnosis

A case study shows how affective errors can lead to a missed diagnosis, by Jerome Groopman, FACP and Pamela Hartzband, FACP.
1 Sep 2008

Mindful Medicine: Critical thinking leads to right diagnosis

Jerome Groopman, FACP, author of the bestselling “How Doctors Think,” and his wife, endocrinologist Pamela Hartzband, ACP Member, discuss the art of medical diagnosis and decision making through a series of case studies suggested by readers.
1 Jan 2008


Readers respond to Mindful Medicine, Ethics columns.
1 Feb 2008

When patients don't tell all: The diagnostic challenge

Patients don't always disclose aspects of their history that may be shameful or stigmatizing, posing a challenge of attribution errors for physicians.
1 Oct 2010

Anchoring errors ensue when diagnoses get lost in translation

In two cases, a patient's use of key words led to anchoring errors in diagnosing an abdominal aortic aneurism and a classic case of intermittent claudication.
1 Nov 2008

Attribution error results from a positive stereotype

A 58-year-old man with type 1 diabetes at age 38, a case of latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood, reports worsening control of his blood sugars despite increasing doses of insulin. An internist must sort through the facts of the case to find out what's responsible.
1 May 2011

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond about medical marijuana, mindful medicine, pharmaceutical reps, and more.
1 Jan 2011

Letters to the Editor

Readers consider Mindful Medicine's cautionary tale about The Blindmen and the Elephant, in which subspecialists each consider a diagnosis within their own field instead of seeing the entire diagnostic picture.
1 Jun 2010

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