Patient-Centered Diagnosis

David Newman-Toker toker at JHU.EDU
Thu Nov 2 01:37:05 UTC 2017

Just wanted to share a link to this article on patient-centered diagnosis that Zack Berger, Helen Haskell, I, and others collaborated on with Victor Montori's group at Mayo. It was published online today in the BMJ ( It offers a conceptual framework for how uncertainty and stakes should help frame the intensity of shared decision making.

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