Psychological Research on Diagnostic Reasoning

  • Arthur S. Elstein
Part of the Frontiers of Primary Care book series (PRIMARY)


Diagnostic problems in clinical medicine are approached by collecting detailed information and drawing inferences about the underlying causes. The clinical interview is a fruitful source of data but, like other sources, its findings are not self-explanatory; rather, they are understood by processes of judgment and reasoning.


Diagnostic Problem Diagnostic Reasoning Clinical Prediction Rule Drawing Inference Fruitful Source 
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© Mack Lipkin Jr. M.D. 1995

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  • Arthur S. Elstein

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