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The Process of Diagnosis

  • William E. Stempsey
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Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 63)

Abstract

In the last chapter we considered the elements of diagnosis: history, physical examination, and various types of diagnostic tests. Out of these elements come the data used to construct diagnoses. In this chapter I will examine how these data are used in the construction project.

Keywords

Diagnostic Process Standard View Human Diagnostician Diagnostic Reasoning Expert Diagnostician 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • William E. Stempsey
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  1. 1.College of the Holy CrossWorcesterUSA

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