A piece of my mind. Snakes on a dock.
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.
Detsky AS. Snakes on a Dock. JAMA. 2016;316(10):1043-4. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5179.