Spectrum bias: why generalists and specialists don't connect (Editorial)

Jelinek, Michael
October 2008
ACP Journal Club;10/21/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 4, p1
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's views regarding the difference between the perception of generalists and specialists on various diseases. The author believes that generalists, particularly primary care clinicians, are likely to see less severe manifestations of diseases than specialists and suggests that it is important for generalists and specialists to realize and respect that they see a different spectrum of disease with different manifestations and outcomes.


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