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These three simple vignettes illustrate two aspects of expert clinical reasoning: (1) the use of cognitive shortcuts as a way to organize the complex unstructured material that is collected in the clinical evaluation, and (2) the use of diagnostic hypotheses to consolidate the information and indicate appropriate management steps. THE USE OF COGNITIVE SHORTCUTS Cognitive shortcuts or rules of thumb, sometimes referred to as heuristics, can help solve complex problems, of the sort encountered daily in clinical medicine, with great efﬁciency.
The role of science in medicine is clear. Science-based technology and deductive reasoning form the foundation for the solution to many clinical problems. Spectacular advances in genetics, biochemistry, and imaging techniques allow access to the innermost parts of the cell and the most remote recesses of the body. Revelations about the nature of genes and single cells have opened the portal for formulating a new molecular basis for the physiology of systems. These physiologic insights will undoubtedly result in a better understanding of complex disease processes and new approaches to disease treatment and prevention.
Harrison was the editor-in-chief of the first five editions of this textbook. ) 6 Part I Introduction to Clinical Medicine available for the prevention and cure of disease— these are our ambitions. FURTHER READING COLLINS FS: Shattuck Lecture: Medical and societal consequences of the Human Genome Project. N Engl J Med 341:28, 1999 COUNCIL ON GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION: Thirteenth Report: Physi- 2 cian Education for a Changing Health Care Environment. US Department of Health and Human Services, March 1999 LUDMERER KM: Time to Heal: American Medical Education from the Turn of the Century to the Era of Managed Care.