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Problem Solving

  • Douglas A. Rund

Abstract

Family physicians make hundreds of decisions each day about the health of their patients. In the past, problem solving has been difficult to analyze and teach. Clinicians often relied on experience, clinical judgment, or intuition. The actual process of problem solving was not dissected until recently. Problem-solving methods in many disciplines, including business and military science, have now been actively studied and deeper knowledge about computer problem-solving techniques has improved our insight about human problem solving methods.

Keywords

Family Physician Family Practice Payoff Matrix Acute Rheumatic Fever Mild Allergy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1978

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