Quibles and Quotes - was: DX error by age groups

Lorri Zipperer Lorri at ZPM1.COM
Wed May 1 23:08:50 UTC 2013


From: David Meyers [mailto:dm0015 at icloud.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 1:19 PM
To: Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine; John Brush
Cc: IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
Subject: Re: DX error by age groups

 

See you and raise you with John Dryden: "first we make our habits, then our habits make us."

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David L Meyers

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On May 1, 2013, at 1:18 PM, John Brush <jebrush at ME.COM> wrote:

David Hume talks about habit and custom as well to justify our use of inductive reasoning.

J

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On May 1, 2013, at 11:58 AM, Lorri Zipperer <Lorri at ZPM1.COM> wrote:

From: Meier, Frederick [mailto:FMEIER1 at hfhs.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 9:46 AM
To: 'Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine'; 'Kathryn Montgomery'
Subject: RE: DX error by age groups

 

KM--That's a keen observation; Aristotelean [rather than modern] understanding of ' habit' [the improving effect of right practice] fits in here, too--FAM

 

From: Kathryn Montgomery [mailto:kmontgomery at NORTHWESTERN.EDU] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 9:08 PM
To: IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
Subject: Re: DX error by age groups

 

Aristotle talks about it too-- in the Nicomachean Ethics.  He says that phronesis--which maps fairly well onto system 1 thinking--is emphatically NOT the property of the young.   Hence the hothouse of residency training? 

 

Kathryn

 

 

 

Kathryn Montgomery, PhD

Julia and David Uihlein Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Professor of Medicine

Director of Graduate Studies in Medical Humanities and Bioethics

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