LinkedIn article

Burke Harry harry.burke at GMAIL.COM
Tue May 23 12:17:45 UTC 2017


The idea that there is not always one True diagnosis has important implications for diagnostic accuracy. It suggests that diagnostic accuracy is a probabilistic activity and that it has a stochastic component.

> On May 22, 2017, at 10:31 AM, Albert Wu <awu at JHU.EDU> wrote:
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> I think in some cases the “true diagnosis” may not exist within our current taxonomy, and may not be findable or even knowable
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> From: Burke Harry <harry.burke at GMAIL.COM <mailto:harry.burke at GMAIL.COM>>
> Reply-To: Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine <IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG <mailto:IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG>>, Burke Harry <harry.burke at GMAIL.COM <mailto:harry.burke at GMAIL.COM>>
> Date: Monday, May 22, 2017 at 8:17 AM
> To: "IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG <mailto:IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG>" <IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG <mailto:IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG>>
> Subject: Re: [IMPROVEDX] Fwd: LinkedIn article
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> This interesting article connects Plato with diagnostic errors. Plato was very interested in rhetoric, of convincing people of his Truth. The article discusses various rhetorical devices and logical fallacies that, because human thought has not radically changed in 2,500 years, exist today.
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> In relation to Plato, some people believe in the Platonic view of diagnosis, namely, that there is always a True diagnosis and our job is to find it. This is a version of Platonic essences. The Sophists would have had a different view of diagnosis.
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>> On May 21, 2017, at 10:40 PM, David Meyers <dm0015 at ICLOUD.COM <mailto:dm0015 at ICLOUD.COM>> wrote:
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>> Thanks to Dr Anders von Heinje who recently posted this link on the Diagnostic Errors forum on LinkedIn.
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>> https://aeon.co/essays/what-plato-knew-about-behavioural-economics-a-lot <https://aeon.co/essays/what-plato-knew-about-behavioural-economics-a-lot>Sent from my iPhone
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