Today's Daily Dose: Diagnostic skills

Sep 03, 2010
By staff
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“If we begin the diagnostic process with a preconceived notion (or bias) about the cause of a patient's illness, we have a tendency to ask questions and perform diagnostic procedures to support our preconceptions. We tend to ignore clinical findings that do not fit our stereotype.”

—Carl A. Osborne, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

From 10 axioms to aid your diagnostic skills