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Navigating medical information is tricky, particularly when patients receive advice from doctors, family members, guidelines, the media and the Internet. In Your Medical Mind, two Harvard physicians offer advice on how patients can make the best medical choices for themselves and their families.
Husband and wife doctor team Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartzband have joined forces to help patients navigate the daunting and dysfunctional world of medicine. Doctors must be more patient, they say, and patients, better informed.
When a doctor misdiagnoses a patient's maladies, the results can be fatal. But rather than a technical mix-up, such flubs often are due to errors in thinking by the physician, Harvard's Dr. Jerome Groopman says.