Going gentle

Wohlgemut, Joel
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 4, p412
Academic Journal
The article discusses the author's views on the logic of scientific medical education that works on a trial and error. He cites the anecdotal argument of Tom Koch which suggests that physicians make hasty decisions that wasted the lives of patients who could have lived longer. The author thinks that physicians who care for their patients at the end of their lives will not easily forget the losses.


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