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 delivering uniformly very good overall healthiness care isn't loss of funds yet lack of awareness -- at the a part of either medical professionals and sufferers. The experiences during this publication convey that many medical professionals and such a lot sufferers do not realize the on hand scientific proof. either sufferers and medical professionals are "risk illiterate" -- often not able to inform the adaptation among real chance and relative possibility. extra, unwarranted disparity in remedy judgements is the rule of thumb instead of the exception within the usa and Europe. All of this contributes to a lot wasted spending in overall healthiness care. The individuals to Better medical professionals, greater sufferers, larger Decisions examine the roots of the matter, from the emphasis in scientific examine on expertise and blockbuster medicines to the shortcoming of schooling for either medical professionals and sufferers. They demand a brand new, extra enlightened health and wellbeing care, with higher scientific schooling, journals that file research results thoroughly and transparently, and sufferers answerable for their own scientific files, now not fearful of facts yet in a position to use them to make educated judgements approximately their treatments.

Show sample text content

Download sample