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    How doctors think: clinical judgment and the practice of medicine.Kathryn Montgomery - 2006 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    How Doctors Think defines the nature and importance of clinical judgment. Although physicians make use of science, this book argues that medicine is not itself a science but rather an interpretive practice that relies on clinical reasoning. A physician looks at the patient's history along with the presenting physical signs and symptoms and juxtaposes these with clinical experience and empirical studies to construct a tentative account of the illness. How Doctors Think is divided into four parts. Part one introduces the (...)
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    How Not to Philosiphize with a Hammer.Kathryn Montgomery - 2004 - In David C. Thomasma & David N. Weisstub (eds.), The Variables of Moral Capacity. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 121--127.
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    Literature, Literary Studies, and Medical Ethics: The Interdisciplinary Question.Kathryn Montgomery - 2001 - Hastings Center Report 31 (3):36-43.
    How do we know what is right, or before that, how do we recognize what is morally salient? Such matters lie deeper than can be plumbed by traditional philosophical modes of inquiry alone. Careful study of them requires also the study of literature, with the meticulous appraisal that it encourages of the intricate, tangled issues involved in apprehending the world, finding our way in it, and representing it to others. In this way, the study of literature contributes to a richer (...)
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    Plot: Framing contingency and choice in bioethics. [REVIEW]Tod S. Chambers & Kathryn Montgomery - 1999 - HEC Forum 11 (1):38-45.
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