Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020 (Strüngmann Forum Reports)

Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020 (Strüngmann Forum Reports)

Gerd Gigerenzer, J.A. Muir Gray


Contrary to renowned opinion, one of many major difficulties in supplying uniformly very good healthiness care isn't loss of cash yet lack of know-how -- at the a part of either medical professionals and sufferers. The stories during this e-book convey that many medical professionals and so much sufferers don't realize the to be had clinical proof. either sufferers and medical professionals are "risk illiterate" -- usually not able to inform the variation among genuine threat and relative probability. extra, unwarranted disparity in remedy judgements is the guideline instead of the exception within the usa and Europe. All of this contributes to a lot wasted spending in healthiness care. The participants to Better medical professionals, greater sufferers, higher Decisions examine the roots of the matter, from the emphasis in clinical examine on know-how and blockbuster medications to the shortcoming of schooling for either medical professionals and sufferers. They demand a brand new, extra enlightened health and wellbeing care, with higher clinical schooling, journals that document examine results thoroughly and transparently, and sufferers accountable for their own scientific files, no longer petrified of information yet capable of use them to make knowledgeable judgements approximately their treatments.

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