Towards the Simulation of Clinical Cognition: Taking a Present Illness by Computer

  • Stephen G. Pauker
  • G. Anthony Gorry
  • Jerome P. Kassirer
  • William B. Schwartz
Part of the Computers and Medicine book series (C+M)


Remarkably little is known about the cognitive processes which are employed in the solution of clinical problems. This paucity of information is probably accounted for in large part by the lack of suitable analytic tools for the study of the physician’s thought processes. Here we report on the use of the computer as a laboratory for the study of clinical cognition.


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  • Stephen G. Pauker
  • G. Anthony Gorry
  • Jerome P. Kassirer
  • William B. Schwartz

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