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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

A piece of my mind. Snakes on a dock.

Detsky AS. JAMA. 2016;316:1043-4.

Storytelling has been advocated as a strategy to teach and augment awareness in patient safety. In this commentary, the author relates a personal anecdote to illustrate how assumptions can affect clinical reasoning and provides lessons to broaden clinician thinking when working toward determining a diagnosis.