Despite many scientific advances, much of medicine still exists within a gray zone. ... Our new column, Gray Matters, will explore this dimension of medicine where physicians advise and patients choose among different treatment options in the face of
Despite the best planning, patients may change their minds at the end of life once they recognize their unique situations and their sometimes surprising decisions.
A physician tried to self-diagnose his symptoms of a feeling of suffocation and a change in gait. Experts review the cognitive biases that made the doctor overlook the right diagnosis.
In January 2012, we will launch a new column: “Gray Matters.” We will explore how patients and their physicians choose among different treatment options, illuminating the origins of patient preference, what ... for their coming column “Gray Matters,