Word of the Week – Heuristic

as in: “[Dr. Pat] Croskerry said that heuristics flourish when a physician assesses unfamiliar patients, or when he must work quickly, or when his technological resources are limited.”

Groopman, J. (2007). How Doctors Think. New York: Houghton Mifflin. p. 35.

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